NIA files chargesheet against ISIS scout who tried to recruit Indians

NIA has claimed that several incriminating documents and articles like laptop, mobile phones, pen drives and DVDs have been recovered from the possession from the accused.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 4, 2016 3:20 am
ISIS, ISIS India, Islamic state, Islamic State India, India terrorism, terrorism, India terrorists, India terrorist recruits, ISIS terrorist recruit, Islamic State terrorist recruit, NIA India, NIA terrorism, National Investigation Agency On October 5, 2015, Naser was apprehended by Sudani authorities for concealing his identity and trying to join ISIS in Syria. Later, he was deported to India on December 10, 2015. (Source: File Photo)

Alleged Islamic State (IS) recruit Mohammed Naser, who was deported from Sudan last year, was preparing to launch attacks in India and Middle-east by recruiting Muslim youth from the country, according to a chargesheet filed by NIA before a special court Friday. This is the first chargesheet filed by the NIA against an alleged IS recruit. The agency has arrested more than 20 alleged IS recruits.

The agency filed the chargesheet before District Judge Amar Nath against Naser Packeer, who was arrested in December, alleging that he was involved in a conspiracy to recruit Muslim youths in India to join IS and shift them to Iraq and Syria to carry out attacks in Middle-east and in India.

According to sources, the chargesheet said, “Accused Naser had used social media platforms… and had connected with his associates within and outside India.”

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