COIMBATORE: A case under sections 18, 38, 39 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967 was registered against Mohammed Hussain and A. Shahjahan of Ukkadam and Sheik Safiullah of Karambakkudi at the D3 Podanur police station here, based on information that the trio are staunch supporters of ISIS and involved in propagating the ideologies of ISIS on social media. Reports also brought to light that the three men are supporters of Zahran Hashim and praised his bomb blasts in Sri Lanka. According to a tip-off, it is learnt that the three had conspired to stage terror attacks in the textile city also.
In a search that was conducted in the homes of the three men, officials confiscated mobile phones, SIM cards, computer hard disks, bank account documents, pen drives, memory cards and other incriminating documents. Officials are intensely interrogating the three about the incriminating materials seized during the search.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday continued the raids for the second day in connection with the ISIS Kerala-Tamil Nadu module case, sources told DC.
Meanwhile, a special NIA court in Kochi remanded the prime accused Mohammed Azharudden for 14 days. NIA officials arrested Mohammed Azharudeen on Wednesday for having contact with Srilankan bomb blast masters mind through social media and for involving in ISIS recruitment in Kerala and Tamil Nadu borders. Meanwhile, Interrogation will continue with other five who were picked on Wednesday for enquiry....