NIA files chargesheet against five persons
The module was busted by Gujarat ATS in May and the probe was transferred to the NIA by the Union home ministry a month late
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet against five persons accusing them of running an al-Qaida module of radicalizing Indian Muslim youths and collecting and transferring funds to their handlers in Bangladesh.
According to special prosecutor Amit Nair, the chargesheet was submitted before the special NIA judge, K M Sojitra, against Mohammed Sojib Miyan, Munna Khalid Ansari, Jahangir alias Ajharul Islam, Abdul Latif Ansari and Farid.
Four of them are Bangladeshi nationals. Two persons are absconding in this case.
The module was busted by Gujarat ATS in May and the probe was transferred to the NIA by the Union home ministry a month later.
The accused have been charged under sections 38, 39 and 40 of UAPA, sections 14(a) & 14(b) of Foreigners Act and 120B , 465, 466 & 471 of IPC.
They are accused of infiltrating India with an intention to radicalize vulnerable Muslim youths and inculcate al-Qaida ideology and motivate them to take to the extreme means.