Terrorists motivated by IS ideology planned to carry out attacks during Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar: NIA

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed some information in connection with the militant activities in India.

As per the charge sheet filed against the six suspected ISIS operatives by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), they had planned to carry out terrorist activities in the national capital and also during the Ardh Kumbh in Haridwar. The charge sheet also mentions these militants are inspired by the ISIS ideology.

On Monday, a charge sheet was filed against Akhlakur Rehman, Md. Azeemushan, Md. Meraj, Md. Osama, Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed and Yosuf Al-Hindi and they have been booked under Section 120 (conspiracy) of IPC and Sections 18 and 20 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention Act (UAPA).

A case was registered by the special cell of the Delhi Police on January 18 this year. The case was then handed over by the Ministry of External Affairs to the NIA.

All six of the accused were nabbed in Roorkee and Mumbai by a special cell. Also, they used to motivate the people to join the terror outfit.