Indian Mujahideen

  • NIA files supplementary charge sheet against 20 IM operatives 19 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a supplementary charge sheet against 20 alleged operatives of banned terror group Indian Mujahideen (IM), including Haidar Ali alias "Black beauty", for waging war against the country. In the supplementary charge sheet filed in the special NIA court, 17 absconding accused including...
  • Suspected IM operatives planning to target city in the festive season: Delhi Police Special Cell sources September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives were planning to target the national capital in the festive season, said Delhi Police Special Cell sources on Sunday. Sources said that alleged IM agent Azaz Sheikh, who was arrested on Saturday from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was sent to recce the capital during...
  • Suspected IM operative arrested in Western UP September 6, 2014

    Suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Azaz Sheikh has been arrested in Western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The 27yearold was allegedly incharge of the outfit's tech and hawala operations. He is wanted for several blasts across India. ...
  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • India may act against ISIS, NIA likely to file FIR against terror group to curb its activities August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to file a case against Iraqi terror group ISIS and its chief AlBaghdadi, sources said on Thursday. The FIR will be filed under section 121A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for waging war against India, the sources said. The FIR is...
  • Terror group ISIS using Indian Mujahideen to recruit poor Muslims in Kerala, TN, J&K: Sources August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the whole of Iraq and Syria cower under ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) threat, central security agencies in India say that the terror group may be spreading its tentacles in India. Sources told CNNIBN on Tuesday that the terror outfit, which has already killed...
  • IM men used social networking sites for communication: Police August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives extensively used social networking sites like Facebook and other email chats to communicate with each other, including with its cofounder Riyaz Bhatkal, to execute their terror plans, Delhi Police has told a court. "The accused persons disclosed a number of Nimbuzz IDs, Yahoo IDs, Paltalk...
  • IM planned to send poisoned letters to kill targets: Delhi Police August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to their targets to kill them, the Delhi Police has told a court in its chargesheet filed against six suspected men of the terror outfit in a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory here. In its...
  • Yasin Bhatkal admits carrying out 2011 Mumbai blasts, says has no remorse July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Suspected Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal has admitted to having carried out the 2011 Mumbai triple blasts. He told the investigative agency that he feels satisfied with the blast and has no remorse for what he did. Rather, he was proud of himself for carrying out the blast successfully. The...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast July 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • NIA gets custody of two IM operatives for Patna blasts June 18, 2014

    A special court in the Bihar capital Wednesday granted 12 days' police remand of two Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The operatives Haider Ali alias "Black Beauty" and Muzibillah Ansari are both suspects in the Oct 27, 2013, Patna serial blasts. The NIA team probing...
  • 2011 Mumbai blasts: Charges filed against top Yasin Bhatkal, aide June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Police on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet in a special Court in Mumbai against Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akthar in the 2011 Mumbai bombings. The AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) submitted the 300page document in which it has said Bhatkal was a key conspirator of...
  • Woman arrested for sending threatening SMSs to IPS officers June 11, 2014

    A woman has been arrested for allegedly sending threatening SMSs to several IPS officers including the DirectorGeneral of Police in Rajasthan, demanding release of Indian Mujahideen terrorists, apparently to avenge her dismissal from a private company. The accused, Pinki Jangid who hails from Chomu, had sent threatening SMSs to over two...
  • Made in Munger: A Bihar 'cottage industry' trusted by criminals June 11, 2014

    Fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and the ability to produce exact imitations have made the illegal firearms industry of eastern Bihar's Munger district, a revered if it can be called that name in the world of crime. The clientele includes criminals from at least nine Indian states and...
  • 2008 blasts: Suspected IM operative sent to police custody till June 2 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested early this month after being deported from Sharjah, was today remanded in police custody till June 2 by a court here in connection with a 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash sent Sultan to police...
  • Patna blasts: NIA arrests four key suspects including top IM man May 21, 2014

    Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency made fresh arrests in the Patna blasts case on Wednesday. Four suspects including a man Haidar have been arrested from Ranchi. Haidar is believed to be head of the Ranchi module of the Indian Mujahideen, which carried out the Patna blasts. Those arrested also include...
  • IM operatives Akhtar, Waqas sent to NIA custody till May 23 May 16, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday extended till May 23 the NIA custody of suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) men Tehsin Akhtar and ZiaUrRahman alias Waqas after the agency said they were required to be interrogated further to unearth the larger conspiracy of the banned terror outfit. Akhtar and Waqas were produced before...
  • Rajasthan ATS arrests another IM operative from Jodhpur May 9, 2014

    Another Indian Mujahideen terror suspect has been arrested in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS). Zakir (30), was arrested on Thursday from Lala Lajpat Colony in Pratap Nagar here. He was also found to be associated with the IM module of Rajasthan and was assisting the module's active members, said...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Delhi Police chargesheets Bhatkal, aide May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in a Delhi court in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case where a bomb fitted in a car had exploded. Special Cell of Delhi Police...
  • Dilsukhnagar blasts: Top IM operatives sent to judicial custody May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen suspects Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu and Pakistani national Waqas alias ZiaurRehman were on Monday sent to judicial custody till May 8 in connection with the 2013 blasts in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad. According to sources, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Judge IS Mehta sent the duo to judicial custody...
  • PUCL alleges rights violation during arrest of IM suspects May 2, 2014

    A human rights body on Friday alleged that serious rights violations were committed by police forces while picking up suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Sikar in March this year. In a 44page factfinding report, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) also raised doubts about the timing of...
  • Indian Mujahideen operative Ashraf Ali arrested May 2, 2014

    An Indian Mujahideen operative was on Thursday arrested in Tamil Nadu in connection with IM's sleeper module in Rajasthan which was bust by the state ATS and Delhi Police special cell in March. 40yearold Ashraf Ali, who was arrested by the Rajasthan ATS, is the main accused in setting up and...
  • Delhi Police launches hunt for Patna serial blasts accused Haider April 29, 2014

    Delhi Police on Monday said it was conducting searches to trace the hideouts of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Haider alias Black Beauty, wanted in the 2013 Patna bombing case. A Delhi court had April 22 granted the Delhi Police special cell 15 days' custody of Imteyaz Alam, a suspected Indian Mujahideen...
  • MP ATS arrests suspected SIMI member Gulrez Ali April 27, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police's Anti Terrorist Squad on Sunday arrested a Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Gulrez Ali from the station area when a police team from Delhi was about to bring back another SIMI activist Abu Faisal. ATS sleuths caught Gulrez from the station area where they were present...
  • IM operative taken for shops, material verifications April 23, 2014

    After taking custody of two Indian Mujahideen operatives early this week, the state ATS took one of them on a round of areas here where the duo had allegedly purchased materials to make bomb. Waqar was taken to Nehru Market and Radio Market to identify the shops from where they had...
  • Rajasthan ATS gets custody of IM terror suspect April 21, 2014

    Main terror suspect of Indian Mujahideen's Jodhpur module Mohammad Sakib Ansari was on Monday remanded in 10 days' custody of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Sakib was produced before the additional Chief judicial magistrate's court in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan ATS, which had taken his custody from Delhi Police (Special Cell) and...
  • Paharganj terror strike aborted as IM man got injured: Police April 21, 2014

    Five months after the February 13, 2010 bomb blast at Pune, Indian Mujahideen (IM) had planned to carry out a terror strike at German Bakery in New Delhi on August 1 but the plan was aborted as one of the executors sustained bullet injuries due to accidental firing, Delhi Police...
  • Jama Masjid attack: Police files chargesheet against Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah Akhtar April 19, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Saturday chargesheeted by Delhi Police in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case in which two Taiwani tourists had sustained bullet injuries. The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed its final report before Additional Sessions...
  • Kerala: Suspected IM terrorists brought to Munnar to collect evidence April 5, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists Tehsin Akhtar and Waqas have been brought to Munnar in Kerala for collecting evidence. There were brought to a home stay in Munnar. They were brought to Cochin in a special aircraft and from there to Munanr in Idukki district in separate helicopters. According...
  • Top IM men developed friendship at school, claims Delhi Police April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The childhood friendship which developed during the school days between top IM operatives Asadullah Akhtar and Mohd Atif Ameen played a major role in the 2008 serial blasts, a Delhi court said. In the charge sheet filed on Thursday by Special Cell of Delhi Police disclosed that how...