The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) has arrested an ophthalmologist working at Bengaluru’s M S Ramaiah Medical School – Abdur Rahman, who was creating a medical software for serving to the injured ISIS cadres within the conflict-zones and a weaponry-related software for the good thing about ISIS fighters, in accordance with an announcement issued by the company on Tuesday.
The NIA mentioned Rahman (28), had even visited an ISIS medical camp in Syria in early 2014 for therapy of ISIS terrorists and stayed with Islamic State operatives for 10 days and returned to India.
A resident of Basavangudi in Bengaluru, Rahman was arrested on Monday in reference to the company’s probe in opposition to a Kashmiri couple – Jahanzaib Sami Wani and Hina Bashir Beigh, arrested from Jamia Nagar in Delhi in March this 12 months.
This case was initially registered by Delhi Police Particular Cell in March, 2020, after the arrest of Sami and Beigh. The couple was allegedly affiliated with the ISKP (Islamic State of Khorasan Province), which is a banned terrorist organisation and is part of ISIS and had been discovered to be concerned in subversive and anti-national actions.
“They had been additionally discovered to be in contact with Abdullah Basith, who was already lodged in Tihar jail in one other NIA case (ISIS Abu Dhabi Module),” the NAI assertion mentioned.
“Throughout additional investigation, NIA arrested two extra accused – Sadiya Anwar Sheikh and Nabeel Siddick Khatri, each residents of Pune, for being a part of the conspiracy to additional the actions of ISIS/ISKP in India and to hold out subversive actions within the garb of anti-Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) protests,” it mentioned.
“Throughout interrogation, arrested accused Abdur Rahman confessed that he was conspiring with accused Jahanzaib Sami and different Syria-based ISIS operatives on safe messaging platforms to additional ISIS actions. He was within the means of creating a medical software for serving to the injured ISIS cadres within the conflict-zones and a weaponry-related software for the good thing about ISIS fighters. Considerably, he had visited an ISIS medical camp in Syria in early 2014 for therapy of ISIS terrorists and stayed with Islamic State operatives for 10 days and returned to India,” NIA mentioned.
After arresting him, NIA carried out searches at three premises belonging to him in Bangalore with the help of Karnataka Police and seized digital gadgets, cell phone, laptop computer containing incriminating materials.
He might be produced earlier than the NIA Particular Courtroom at New Delhi and NIA remand might be hunted for his custodial interrogation, the company mentioned.