The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) has filed a cost sheet in opposition to seven suspected ISIS terrorists for allegedly planning assaults throughout the nation.
The chargesheet mentioned that investigations had revealed that the accused raised funds to advertise the actions of ISIS on the instructions of their handlers.
They wished to engineer violence and terror within the nation, NIA sources mentioned.
All of the accused have been educated and technically sound, the chargesheet acknowledged, including that they held a number of conferences in Maharashtra’s Pune and made plans to recruit extra members by WhatsApp teams.
They used code phrases reminiscent of vinegar or sirka for sulphuric acid, rosewater for acetone and sherbat for hydrogen peroxide to purchase chemical compounds for IEDs.
“The investigation has revealed a fancy community of people dedicated to propagating the extremist ideology of ISIS inside India,” officers mentioned.
The probe company has additionally seized a set of paperwork titled – “Revege on Kafirs”, that particulars their technique to additional ISIS actions in India. “They wished to take revenge on alleged atrocities on Muslims by Kafirs (non-Muslims), officers mentioned,
The accused travelled to varied states, together with – Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana and Kerala to establish potential targets to hold out the blasts, officers mentioned.
The NIA has additionally alleged that the accused have been in contact with overseas handlers who have been up to date concerning the progress of their plans.