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Mohsin Ahmad with NIA officials (Photo/ANI)
Mohsin Ahmad with NIA officials (Photo/ANI)

NIA sends alleged ISIS member Mohsin Ahmad to 1 month judicial custody

ANI | Updated: Aug 16, 2022 15:44 IST


New Delhi [India], August 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Tuesday sent Mohsin Ahmad, an alleged active member of ISIS to judicial custody for one month.
Mohsin was arrested by the NIA on August 6 from his residence in Delhi for alleged involvement in the collection of funds for the terrorist outfit from sympathisers in India as well as abroad and sending it to Syria and other places in form of cryptocurrency.
He was produced in court today at the end of his remand.
The NIA arrested Mohsin during a search operation conducted at his current residence at Japani Gali, Jogabai Extention, Batla House, New Delhi.
He was arrested in a case pertaining to online and on-ground activities of ISIS, said the NIA. The case was registered suo-moto by the NIA on June 25 this year.
"Ahmad is a radicalised and active member of ISIS. He has been arrested for his involvement in the collection of funds for ISIS from sympathisers in India as well as abroad," the NIA had said.
The anti-terror agency added that the arrested accused was sending these funds to Syria and other places in form of cryptocurrency in order to further the activities of ISIS, and added that further investigations in the case are in progress.
In July this year, the NIA conducted searches at 13 premises of suspects in six states in connection with activities pertaining to ISIS. The raids were conducted in six states including Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.
The agency conducted searches at Bhopal and Raisen districts in Madhya Pradesh; Bharuch, Surat, Navsari and Ahmedabad districts in Gujarat, Araria district in Bihar, Bhatkal and Tumkur City districts in Karnataka, Kolhapur and Nanded districts in Maharashtra and Deoband districts in Uttar Pradesh.
The case was registered suo-moto by NIA on June 25, 2022, under sections 153A, and 153B of IPC and sections 18, 18B, 38, 39 and 40 of UAPA. (ANI)

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