Suspected ISIS Operatives Appeal to Delhi High Court for Bail

The accused admitted to recruiting and financing persons willing to go to Syria to join the Caliphate of ISIS.

Published30 May 2016, 05:35 PM IST
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  • 11 suspected ISIS operatives, arrested for allegedly financing and recruiting people to join the terror group, on Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail.

  • In their application, they alleged that the trial court had on 23 May dismissed their bail plea, despite the fact that neither a charge sheet was filed against them nor the period of their detention was extended.

  • They National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested them in January 2016, who claimed before the trial court that the accused were involved in a larger conspiracy of ISIS in India and abroad, including recruitment of resident and non-resident Indians.

  • NIA had alleged that during interrogation, the accused admitted to being involved in recruiting and financing persons willing to join the Caliphate of ISIS at Syria.

(With inputs from PTI.)

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