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NIA files supplementary charge sheet against one accused in ISIS/Daesh-Kasaragod case

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In the ISIS/Daesh-case, the Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday filed supplementary charge sheet against who is accused of hatching a along with others with the intention of joining and furthering the objective of proscribed terrorist organization.

NIA filed the supplementary charge sheet before the in Ernakulam, Kerala, against the 26-year-old accused who is a native of Kalpetta, district, under relevant sections of IPC and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

The case is related to a criminal hatched since 2015. Following the conspiracy, 14 accused persons from district left or their workplaces in the Middle East, between mid-May and early-July in 2016, before travelling to and where they allegedly joined the ISIS/Daesh.

On September 18, 2018, NIA arrested Hamzafar after he was deported to from Kabul, Afghanistan, where he was arrested by Afghan security agencies in October 2017 for illegally entering the country and attempting to physically join his co-conspirators in ISIS/ Daesh. Hamzafar had left on October 3, 2017, and travelled to in before travelling to and further reaching in

Hamzafar had allegedly maintained contact with the other absconding accused persons like the prime conspirator and who were known to him through his college friends.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 15:41 IST