February 24, 2021 7:23 am
Areeb Majeed, a resident of Kalyan on the outskirts of Mumbai, was among one of the first group of youngsters alleged to have left India in 2014 to join the Islamic State. What is the case against him? What has he argued?
February 24, 2021 1:09 am
Opposing his bail plea before the Bombay High Court, the NIA claimed that Majeed was arrested when he was trying to sneak into the country, purportedly to carry out a terror attack.
February 05, 2020 8:34 am
Referring to the “confusion” appearing in paragraphs of the trial court order, the high court has now directed the lower court to hear the matter, while giving it a “fresh consideration”.
November 28, 2019 11:13 am
Majeed is facing trial for sections including punishment for terrorist act, conspiracy and Section 125 of the Indian Penal Code for waging war against any Asiatic power in alliance with the government of India.
September 25, 2019 3:41 am
The witness denied that Majeed had told them that he was going to Karbala in Iraq for a religious pilgrimage and that he wanted to go to Iraq for jihad.
September 20, 2019 1:49 am
Majeed, who has been behind bars since November 2014, sought bail for the third time, on grounds, including the recent amendment to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Majeed had claimed that prior to the amendment, the NIA did not have the jurisdiction to investigate an offence.
April 13, 2019 2:47 am
Majeed is facing trial for allegedly travelling to Syria to join terrorist organisation, Islamic State. In January this year, the special court had rejected Majeed’s plea seeking the call records, following which he had filed an appeal before the HC.
April 06, 2019 2:04 am
An official from the airport informed the court Friday that the CCTV footage of the airport is preserved on its storage devices only for a month, as per rules of the airport. After a month, the data is rewritten upon, the official said.
April 02, 2019 6:48 am
While the NIA claims that Areeb was arrested on November 29, 2014, when he returned to the country with “some ulterior motive”, Areeb says that his return was facilitated by the agency, whose officials were in touch with his father.
August 12, 2017 2:52 am
Majeed, who was arrested by the NIA in 2014 on charges of having travelled to Syria to join terrorist organisation Islamic State, has said in his plea that as per the court’s orders, he was supposed to be kept in the high-security Anda cell.