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A chargesheet has been filed before a special NIA court here against suspected LeT operative Tania Parvin, who allegedly maintained contacts on social media with various terror outfits

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A chargesheet has been filed

before a special court here against suspected Lashkar-e- Taiba (LeT) operative Tania Parvin, who allegedly maintained contacts on social media with various terror outfits.

In the 850-page chargesheet, filed on Thursday, the said that the 21-year old college student from Baduria in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district had connections with 70 jihadi groups on social media, and submitted transcripts of her chats on various platforms in support of its claim.

The court will frame charges against her after hearing the two sides and trial in the case will begin thereafter, the investigating agency's lawyer, Shyamal Ghosh, said on Friday.

According to the agency, Parvin was being handled by Pakistan's intelligency agency, ISI.

She was arrested by the Special Task Force of the Police in March, and the investigation was later taken over by the

Apart from sedition, she has also been charged with various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and cyber terrorism of the IT Act.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, September 12 2020. 06:07 IST