New ISIS module traced group was ‘planning’ blasts in Delhi, north India

Indroneel Sinha
As per the national capital “The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday detained 10 people in connection with its probe into a new ISIS module” which was allegedly planning to carry out blasts in north India. ISIS module styled as ‘Harkat ul Harb e Islam’ The agency carried out searches at 16 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
Suhail, to be the leader of the group has planned for Uttar Pradesh, where it conducted joint searches with the state’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), five persons were detained in Amroha district.
In east Delhi’s Jafarabad area the NIA carried out searches with the Delhi Police’s Special Cell. In December 2017, the Ministry of Home Affairs had informed that the NIA along with state security agencies had arrested 103 accused in cases against ISIS cadres or sympathizers with the maximum number of people being arrested from Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 17 arrests followed by Maharashtra and Telangana 16 and Kerala 14. National Investigation Agency (NIA) and State Security Agencies registered cases against ISIS cadres/sympathizers and arrested 103 accused in these cases – Uttar Pradesh-17, Maharashtra-16, Telangana-16, Kerala-14, Karnataka-08, Madhya Pradesh-06, Tamil Nadu-05, West Bengal-05, Uttrakhand-04, Rajasthan-04, Gujarat-04, Bihar-02, Delhi-01, Jammu & Kashmir-01,” informed MoS home affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.