New Delhi, July 28 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) found digital devices and various incriminating documents during raids it carried out on several locations in Bihar on Thursday in connection with the Phulwari Sharif case.
The raids were carried out in Patna, Darbhanga, East Champaran, Nalanda and Madhubani districts of Bihar
The case was initially registered on July 12 with the Phulwari Sharif Police Station, and later, after receiving instructions from the MHA, the NIA re-registered the case on July 22 under Sections 120, 120B, 121, 121A, 153A, 153-B. and 34 of the Indian Penal Code
The Bihar police made several arrests in this connection and identified around 26 suspects.
The July 14 raids in the Phulwari Sharif area of Patna led to the seizure of documents on the radical group PFI’s “Mission 2047” for making India an Islamic state.
In the alleged terrorist module case, security agencies first arrested Athar Parvez, Mohammad Jalaluddin and Arman Malik. During interrogations, they revealed the names of Margoob and Shabbir.
Margoob allegedly ran a social networking group called “Ghazwa-E-Hind” and was in contact with the youth of Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Investigators have claimed that Athar Parvez was associated with the banned organization Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and that his brother Manzar Alam was involved in the 2013 serial bombing of the Gandhi Maidan rally of the candidate for the post of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mohammad Jalaluddin also has links with SIMI.
During the raid, some objectionable documents that indicated they were involved in brainwashing young Muslims were also recovered. They were also working on the People’s Front of India (PFI) Mission 2047 to make India a Muslim country.
Parvez would be a member of SIMI and he provided training to young people. Manjar Alam, Parvez’s brother, had been arrested in connection with the Gandhi Maidan bombing in Patna.
Police claimed they attempted to carry out a terror attack during Modi’s rally.