Delhi-Amroha ISIS module: Court to consider NIA charge sheet on July 29

New Delhi: A Delhi Court will examine on July 29 the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Islamic State (ISIS) Amroha-Delhi module case. ISIS is a Jihadist terror group based in Iraq and Syria.

Special NIA Judge Rakesh Syal will examine the charge sheet, which names 10 accused, including mastermind Mufti Mohammad Suhail.

According to the charge sheet, Sohail formed the ISIS module, ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-E-Islam’ (Movement for War of Islam), with the 10 accused and amassed weapons and explosives to commit terrorist activities. The module was being guided by three ISIS handlers based abroad.

Investigation revealed that Suhail and other co-accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy to wage a violent war (jihad) with the use of weapons and explosives to establish an ISIS Caliphate in India.

“On December 26, 2018, searches were conducted at 17 locations in Delhi and UP, and 12 pistols, 163 assorted ammunition, one improvised missile launcher, 98 mobile devices/ phones, 25 kg of explosive chemicals, hardware/electronic materials, including 120 alarm slocks to make IEDs, and incriminating books/material were seized from the premises of accused persons,” the agency said.