Delhi Court sends alleged active ISIS member to NIA custody till August 16

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Mohsin Ahmad was arrested on Saturday after the NIA searched his home in connection with a case involving "online and on-ground activities of ISIS" that was registered on June 25.

A Delhi Court on Monday sent the accused Mohsin Ahmad arrested on charges of allegedly being an active member of the Islamic State Links (ISIS) to National Investigating Agency (NIA) custody till August 16, reports Indian Express.

Mohsin was arrested from his residence in Delhi’s Batla House by the NIA on Saturday, i.e. August 6, 2022, for alleged involvement in the collection of funds for the terrorist outfit from sympathizers in India and abroad and sending it to Syria and other places in the form of crypto-currency.

The NIA produced Mohsin, an alleged active ISIS member, before the NIA Court in Patiala House Court on Monday.

As per NIA, the case pertains to online and on-ground activities of ISIS, and the case was registered suo-moto by the NIA on June 25, 2022.

In July, the NIA conducted searches at 13 premises of suspects in six states in connection with activities pertaining to ISIS. The raids were carried out in States including Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh.

The agency conducted searches at Bhopal and Raisen districts in Madhya Pradesh, Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, Arariya district in Bihar, Bhatkal, and Tumkur city districts in Karnataka, Bharuch, Surat, Navsari, and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, and Kolhapur, Nanded in Maharashtra. 

The case was registered Suo Moto by NIA on June 25 2022, under Sections 153A, and 153B of IPC and Sections 153A, and 153B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 18, 18B, 38, 39 & 40 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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