NIA Files 2nd Supplementary Charge-sheet Against Accused In JMB Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed its 2nd Supplementary charge-sheet before NIA Special Court in Bhopal, in a case pertaining to arrest of 10 active cadres of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) a proscribed terrorist organization, including 6 illegal immigrants of Bangladesh.

The case was initially registered by the Madhya Pradesh Police but was re-registered by NIA in April last year.

NIA had earlier filed charge-sheet against 6 accused and a Supplementary Charge-sheet against one accused in September, and this January, respectively.

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Investigations have established that the accused persons, namely Hamidulla @ Mufakir @ Raju Gazi @ Chamed Ali Miya, Mohd. Shahadat Hussain @ Abidulla @ Hafijul Haque @ Obaidulla and Talha Talukder Faruq are JMB cadres, who illegally entered India with an intention to further its violent terror activities. They entered into a criminal conspiracy with their other associates to influence, radicalize and motivate Indian Muslims to prepare for violent jihad. They were also provoking impressionable Muslim youth to launch violent Jihad in India to establish Islamic (Sharia) Law in India.

The accused have been charge-sheeted today under sections 120B, 465, 471 of IPC, sections 13, 18, 20, 38, 39 of UA(P) Act, section 14 A (b) of the Foreigners Act and section 3 of Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 r/w Rule 6 of Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950.