NIA Sends Five to Judicial Custody in Hyderabad ‘ISIS Module’ Case

Various NIA teams on Wednesday had conducted raids across Hyderabad, busting an alleged ISIS terror module.

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The NIA had arrested 5 in connection with a terror module bust from Hyderabad on Wednesday. Image used for representation. (Photo: iStockphoto)

Five arrested in connection with an alleged ISIS terror module bust by the NIA have been sent to judicial custody till 14 July on Thursday. The agency has also moved a petition seeking their custody which will be heard on Friday by a special NIA court in Nampally, Hyderabad.

NIA officials have also revealed that six others, including a techie, who were detained on Wednesday, will be further examined by the agency. 

The five arrested during raids across the city were Mohammed, 24; his brother Mohammed Ibrahim, 29, of Aman Nagar; Habib Mohammed, 32, of Barkas; Mohammed Irfan alias Yaqais, 26, of Chatta Bazaar; and Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Amoodi alias Fahad, 30, of Charminar.

The suspects, aged between 20 and 42, were allegedly plotting bomb attacks and indiscriminate firing at shopping malls and crowded places in the city, NIA sources said.

They were caught by various NIA teams which conducted raids at 10 locations in the city early Wednesday morning in coordination with Andhra Pradesh Police and also siezed ammunitions, chemicals along with two pistols, one airgun, pellets and 15 Lakh Rupees, 23 mobile phones and three laptops.

(With PTI and IANS Inputs.)

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