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ISIS links: NIA court extends remand of seven accused till Nov. 2

ANI  |  Ernakulam (Kerala) [India] 

The Investigation Agency (NIA) today extended the remand of seven accused arrested from and over suspected ISIS links till November 2.

Subahani Haaj Moideen, the 11th accused in this case, will be in the NIA custody from October 17 to October 22.

The bail application moved by two of the accused namely Ramshad and Jasim will be considered on October 24.

The NIA also sought the permission from the to make the SIMs used by the 11th and third accused online to examine the conversations made by them using 'telegraph application'.

On October 3, the NIA arrested six persons over suspected links with the ISIS. They were later sent to police custody till October 14.

According to an NIA release, the accused were inspired by the ISIS and were collecting explosives and other offensive material for targeting important persons and places in various parts of south

Acting on a tip-off, the NIA along with Police, Police and Police launched surveillance on the movements of the accused involved in the conspiracy.

During searches in Kozikhode and Kannur, the NIA arrested five people while they were conducting a meeting at Kanakamala hilltop, whereas the sixth person was detained from Kuttiyadi in Kozhikode district and arrested later on.

Incriminating materials, including electronic devices, were seized from their possession.

The investigative agency had registered the case under Sections 120B, 121, 121A and 122 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 18, 18B, 20, 38 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against the accused, who have been identified as Manseed, Abu Basheer, Swalih Mohammed, Safwan P, Jasim NK, Ramshad and Nageelan Kandiyil.

While the 11th accused Subahani was arrested the next day from Thirunelveli,

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 15:11 IST