NIA files chargesheet against six IS suspects


New Delhi: Six suspected ISIS operatives were allegedly conspiring to carry out terror activities in national capital and adjoining regions and during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar to terrorise people, the NIA today told a special court.

NIA filed the chargesheet against six suspected Islamic State (IS) terror operatives, During in-camera proceedings, the NIA filed the chargesheet against six IS suspects before District Judge Amar Nath, who fixed further hearing in the matter for August 25.

NIA chargesheeted Mudabbir Mustaq Seikh, Md Azeemusan, Md Osama, Akhlakur Rehman, Mehraj and Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed, accusing them of conspiring to target the Ardh Kumbh Mela at Haridwar besides some strategic locations in Delhi.

Earlier, the accused were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police in January and February. Later, the case was transferred to the NIA. According to the probe agency, they were motivating people to join the IS.