National Investigation Agency arrests key ISIS operative of Omar Al Hindi module  on arrival from Abu Dhabi

The case relates to a terror module in which a group of youths from Kerala including some members based in the Middle East.

Published: 15th February 2017 09:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2017 09:23 PM   |  A+A-


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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested ISIS terrorist conspiracy case Omar Al Hindi ISIS module Mouinudheen Parakadavath, a resident of Kasargod district of Kerala, from the IGI airport here after his arrival from Abu Dhabi.

Accused Mouinudheen arrived at the IGI Airport on Tuesday evening from Abu Dhabi and he was summoned to the NIA headquarters on Wednesday.

“During his examination, he admitted to his involvement in the conspiracy and therefore, he has been arrested today at NIA Headquarters,” the NIA said in a statement.

The case relates to a terror module in which a group of youths from Kerala including some members based in the Middle East hatched a conspiracy as per the instructions from their online ISIS handlers, the  NIA said.

On October 2, 2016, based on the intelligence inputs, five accused, associated with this terror module, were arrested from Kanakmala Hill in Kannoor district, Kerala and another associate was arrested from Calicut the same day.

Based on their revelation, it was established that Mouinudheen was a key figure in the module, which was actively planning various aspects of terrorist plot, on a Telegram group. Mouinudheen was using the online identity Abu-Al-Indonesi as well as Ibn Abdullah, on the telegram group.

It was also revealed by the arrested persons that Mouinudheen had sent funds from Abu Dhabi to members of the terrorist module in Kerala, for purposes of the conspiracy, through Western Union Money Transfer, last year.

The arrested person shall be produced before the NIA Special Court New Delhi on Thursday seeking transit remand in order to take him to Kerala for production before NIA Special Court there.

Mouinudheen (25), son of Abdulla Theruvath is a resident of Kunnummel, Lakshmi Nagar, Kanhangad, Kasaragod district, Kerala and was wanted for his involvement in the terrorist conspiracy ISIS module. He was wanted in the NIA case number RC- 05/2016/NIA/KOC.

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