New Delhi (HS). Cracking down on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday raided 19 locations in four states. Along with this, eight operatives of Bellary module of the banned terrorist organization were arrested. Their leader Minaj was also included in these. The eight henchmen were working under the leadership of Minaz alias Mohammad Suleman.
Apart from Bellary and Bengaluru in Karnataka, the NIA team also conducted raids in Amravati, Mumbai and Pune in Maharashtra, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Delhi in Jharkhand. During this period, eight people involved in actively promoting the terrorist activities of the banned organization ISIS were arrested.
The arrested have been identified as Minaj alias Mohammed Suleman and Syed Sameer of Bellary. The names are Anas Iqbal Shaikh from Mumbai, Mohammad Muniruddin, Syed Samiullah alias Sami and Mohammad Muzammil from Bengaluru, Shayan Rehman alias Hussain from Delhi and Mohammad Shahbaz alias Zulfikar alias Guddu from Jamshedpur.
During the raid, NIA has recovered explosive raw materials like sulphur, potassium nitrate, charcoal, gunpowder, sugar and ethanol from the premises of these people. Along with this, sharp edged weapons, unaccounted cash along with incriminating documents, smartphones and other digital devices have also been seized.
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