NIA busts MP ISIS module, arrests 3 at 13 Jabalpur locations.
1. dismantle an ISIS
During its operation to dismantle an ISIS cell in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (MP), the National Investigation Agency (NIA) was able to confiscate weapons with sharp edges, ammo, documents that may be used as evidence, and digital gadgets.An intelligence-led combined operation between the National Investigation Agency and the Anti Terror Squad (ATS) of the Madhya Pradesh Police arrested three people on Saturday in Jabalpur in connection with the dismantling of a terror module with ties to the terrorist organisation ISIS.
During its investigation into the suspected pro-ISIS actions of Mohammad Adil Khan, who had come under the agency’s focus in August of last year.
2.National Investigations Agency
the National Investigations Agency (NIA) had registered a case on May 24.(Representational picture)On May 26 and 27, members of the NIA conducted nocturnal raids at a total of 13 different sites in Jabalpur, during which they made the arrests. The three suspects who were apprehended will be brought before the NIA special court in Bhopal. They are Syed Mamoor Ali, Mohammad Adil Khan, and Mohammad Shahid. The central agency has taken possession of weapons with sharp edges, ammunition (including ammunition with a forbidden bore), documents, and digital devices that contain incriminating information.
During its investigation into the suspected pro-ISIS actions of Mohammad Adil Khan, who had come under the agency’s focus in August of last year, the National Investigations Agency (NIA) had registered a case on May 24. It is alleged that he and his accomplices were active in the dissemination of propaganda on behalf of ISIS through various social media platforms as well as through ‘Dawah’ initiatives that took place on the ground. The actions were taken with the purpose of carrying out lethal terror strikes in India on behalf of ISIS. According to a statement released by the CIA, the module had been holding meetings or Dars in local Masjids and dwellings, as well as hatching plans and conspiracies to spread terror throughout the country.The investigation unearthed evidence that the three suspects had undergone significant radicalization and were intent on participating in violent jihad activities.
They were seeking to carry out terrorist activities by collecting funds, spreading propaganda material produced by ISIS, motivating and recruiting young people, and attempting to acquire weapons and ammunition in order to do so.According to the NIA, Syed Mamoor Ali established a local group known as “Fisbilillah” and also managed a WhatsApp group with the same name. Both groups share the same name. In order to get pistols, he and his accomplices were in communication with a Jabalpur-based illicit arms supplier. This was done for the express goal of obtaining firearms.
5.supporter of ISIS
Adil was a devoted follower and supporter of ISIS, and he had been successful in putting together an active network of Jabalpur-based radicalised persons with similar worldviews. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed that some of the members of the module were already considering hijrat (flight) to combat theatres, while others had intentions to build a local outfit for the purpose of carrying out violent jihad in India.Adil was also operating various channels on YouTube, Instagram, and WhatsApp with the purpose of inspiring and recruiting younger people to join the ranks of ISIS. Further investigation revealed that Shahid had planned to purchase weapons, including pistols, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and even grenades, with the intention of carrying out deadly assaults in India.