The NIA on July 11 captured three members in the Anantnag, J&K, allegedly linked to the banned organization ISIS.
The agency stated that these three accused, Umar Nisar, Tanveer Ahmad Bhat and Rameez Ahmad Lone, participated in the ISIS conspiracy. As a result, with the aim of “radicalizing and recruiting vulnerable youth in India to launch a violent jihad against the Indian state. “
NIA said: “ISIS terrorists functioning in various conflict zones, together with ISIS officials, pretended to be online. And created a network to disseminate Islamic State-related propaganda materials. To strengthen and recruit members of the Islamic State organization.”
“In this regard, India Centric’s online advocacy magazine, Voice of India (VOH), is published monthly with the purpose of inciting and inciting vulnerable youth,” the agency added .
The NIA seized a large number of guilty documents, multiple digital devices and T-shirts with the ISIS logo after raiding.
“Preliminary inspection of the seized materials and inspection of the defendants discloses that they were active ISIS cadres. Previously, they had been using cyberspace to disseminate incitement materials from the Online Magazine (VOH),” it said.
“The search of the arrested defendant led to searches at two other locations in the Anantnag district on July 12, and some digital devices and other materials were seized,” he added.
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