NIA raids, gazette and documents recovered in module case related to Islamic State in Tamil Nadu


Chennai, The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday raided and searched several places in Tamil Nadu in connection with the module related to the Islamic State. Many important electronics gazettes and documents have been recovered in this action. The NIA is investigating a case of conspiracy to murder Hindu activists in Coimbatore.

Conspiracy to kill Hindu activists

The agency said six sites were searched in Coimbatore, Sivaganga, Tiruchirappalli, Nagapattinam and Tuticorin districts. Two laptops, eight mobile phones, five SIM cards, an SD card and 14 documents were recovered during the search. According to the NIA spokesman, the action was taken in connection with the investigation of the Coimbatore case involving the Islamic State. The investigating agency has filed a charge sheet against six people and their associates in the case. The accused had conspired to kill certain Hindu activists in Coimbatore with the intention of establishing Islamic rule.

Affected by invading churches and Christians in Sri Lanka

The spokesman said that the accused were arrested by the state police in September last year and the NIA filed a chargesheet against them in February this year. They have been charged with conspiring to spread terror and riot in the state. According to the NIA, the alleged gang leader Zaran Hashim, who attacked churches and Christians in Sri Lanka, was influenced by the accused. Listened to her speeches and watched videos on social media. On Thursday, raids were conducted at the locations of those suspected to be in touch with the accused.

NIA raids in Coimbatore

The NIA searched two sites in Coimbatore. A five-member team raided the houses of the suspects named Sauravidin in Nisar and Loripet areas in the city’s GM Nagar. The agency also raided a person’s home in Tirunelveli district of the state on September 21, fearing contact with Islamic stance.


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