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NIA to probe conspiracy by Indians to join anti-Assad terror groups in Syria

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (NIA) has registered a case to probe an alleged conspiracy by some youths in to join Salafist terror organisations and Jabhat al-Nusrah in their attempt to overthrow the in

The agency has registered a case under IPC sections related to criminal conspiracy and waging war against an Asiatic power at peace with the Indian

The NIA has also booked the youths under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, the agency said in a statement.

The NIA said it had received credible information that from 2013 onwards, certain youths, originally from and but based in Qatar, had hatched a criminal conspiracy to wage war against Syria, an Asiatic power at peace with the of

The youths conducted preparation or travelled to and joined the terrorist organizations and Jabhat al-Nusrah with the intention to commit terrorist acts, it said.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 21:30 IST