The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday registered a case at its Kochi branch office against youths who allegedly conducted preparations of joined militant organisations Jund al-Aqsa and Jabhat al-Nusrah. Cases have been registered under sections 120B and 125 of IPC besides sections 16 and 18 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
NIA had acted on “credible information” received from 2013 onwards about the accused youth from Kerala and Karnataka based in Qatar. The agency claims that these accused hatched a criminal conspiracy to wage war against Syria that India maintains friendly relations with.
“Pursuant to the criminal conspiracy, such youths conducted preparation or travelled to Syria and joined the terrorist organisations Jund al-Aqsa and Jabhat al-Nusrah with the intention to commit terrorist acts,” the agency said. Read More