‘NIA completely denies the issuance of inappropriate briefing by any officer of the agency to the Spl PP of creating impediments in her prosecution work of NIA cases,’ the NIA said.
Devilal is suspected to be associated with the NIA, but, it is yet to be ascertained whether he is still working for it
“Ammonium nitrate was used along with fuel oil, which we have not come across in other cases,” said a NIA source.
Further, the NIA will seek to counter an argument by the accused regarding the delay in beginning the trial.
NIA has recommended regular departmental action with major penalty for the officials of the anti-terror cell of Delhi Police.
Rejaul has allegedly confessed that he attended the session, and that he can be seen on the edges of the frame.
The court subsequently remanded Areeb to judicial custody till December 31.
Areeb has been charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act as well as the Indian Penal Code and remanded to the NIA’s custody till December 8.
NIA questions members of Islamic Guidance Society, which might have paid for Areeb Majeed and friends’ travel to Iraq.
The NIA took terrorists Sajid and Hakim to Murshidabad to identify the site of their operation, said an official.
The villagers, mostly Muslim, say they saw no sign of such activities.
The train was at Kendukana railway station near Rangia at the time.
Sajid is the prime accused in the October 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal that left two people dead.
The seized documents also allegedly include jihadi literature pertaining to the Islamic State.
The NIA had recently achieved significant breakthroughs with the arrests of JMB’s Burdwan commander Sheikh Rehmatullah alias Sajid.