Seizure of demonetised notes: Court sends 9 to NIA custody

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A Delhi court today sent nine persons, arrested in connection with the seizure of Rs 36 crore worth of old currency allegedly linked to terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir, to NIA custody. District Judge Poonam Bamba allowed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to interrogate the accused till November 21. The public prosecutor, appearing for… Read more »

Malegaon: SC for final hearing on plea against Sadhvi on Oct 31

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The Supreme Court today fixed October 31 for the final hearing of a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. A bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and S Abdul Nazeer listed the matter for final hearing after counsel for… Read more »

NIA moves SC for order to probe Muslim man’s marriage matter

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today moved the Supreme Court seeking an order to probe various aspects of the plea of a Muslim man whose marriage with a Hindu woman was annulled by the Kerala High Court that described the case as an instance of ‘love jehad’. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar… Read more »

‘Evidence against Purohit, not Thakur in Malegaon blast’

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The NIA told the Supreme Court today there were “several incriminating circumstances” against accused Lt Col Shrikant Purohit, which proved his “deep involvement and complicity” in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA), however, told a bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and M M Shantanagoudar it had not found “sufficient evidence”… Read more »

NIA charge sheets three in Mysuru blast

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The NIA today filed a charge sheet against three men for their alleged involvement in a blast in Mysuru court premises last year, and claimed they had formed an outfit ‘Base Movement’ to further the objectives of banned terror group Al Qaeda. The charge sheet was filed in a special NIA court here against Nainar… Read more »

NIA court charges ex-engg student Majeed with terrorism

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A former engineering student, who had allegedly joined terror outfit ISIS at Fallujah in Iraq in 2014 was charged today by an anti-terror court with the commission of various terrorist acts and penal offences. Special NIA court framed charges against 26-year-old Areeb Majeed under section 16 and 18 of the anti-terror law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention)… Read more »

Don’t have recording of conspiracy meeting attended by Sadhvi

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In a twist to the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, the NIA today told the Bombay High Court it did not know if recordings or transcripts existed of a conspiracy meeting in Bhopal, as claimed by Maharashtra ATS, to plot the crime which prime accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur allegedly attended. Maharashtra ATS, which earlier… Read more »

Demonetisation puts probe agencies in a fix

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Probe agencies like CBI and NIA have found themselves in a piquant situation following demonetisation of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, taking varying stands in different courts on whether to keep the seized crime money with them to safeguard evidence or deposit the currency to save them from becoming worthless. The dilemma is… Read more »

NIA files charge sheet against captured Pak terrorist

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NIA has filed a charge sheet against Pakistani national Bahadur Ali, who was arrested in Kashmir in July last year, alleging that he was working for terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and was planning to carry out attacks at several places including Delhi. The agency has filed the charge sheet under various provisions of IPC, UAPA,… Read more »