National Investigation Agency (NIA) picked up three people following searches at three locations in the outskirts of Hyderabad, in connection with the arrest of three youths for links with the ISIS in August 2018.
NIA teams conducted further searches at Bandlaguda and Falaknuma based on the fresh leads in Hyderabad in connection with an ISIS module case. The fresh raids were being carried out in connection with this module after a supplementary charge sheet was filed against them in February this year and based on fresh inputs.
In Hyderabad, the raids were carried out in Shaheen Nagar and Kings Colony in Mailardevpally, picked up one person identified as Taha an alleged Islamic State (IS) sympathiser from his home from Kings Colony, Mailardevpally for questioning.
The searches were carried out after investigators found that a person from King’s colony in Mailardevpally was in touch with two of the arrested in ISIS module case — Mohammed Abdullah Basith and Mohammed Abdul Qhadeer. The details of the other two are yet to be confirmed.
During interrogation, Basith reportedly told NIA officials that Taaha had provided them shelter at Nagpur in Maharashtra. Sources confirmed that Taaha was in touch with Basith and Qhadeer in connection with an Abu Dhabi terror module of Islamic State busted in 2016.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids in Telangana’s Hyderabad and Maharashtra’s Wardha early morning in connection with an Islamic State module on Saturday.