A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Kochi on Friday convicted Subahani Haja Moideen of fighting for the Islamic State
Kochi: On September 25, a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Kochi convicted Subahani Haja Moideen, who fought for the Islamic State (IS) and supported the activities of the terror outfit.
On Monday, the special NIA court will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the matter. The convict, Subahani Haja Moideen, hails from Idukki district of Kerala. He was arrested by the NIA in 2016 for allegedly supporting activities of the Islamic State.
Moideen had allegedly joined the Islamic State in 2015 and had received training in Iraq and Syria. He also took part in waging war against the Iraqi government. The agency also suspected that Moideen may have had detailed knowledge about the 2015 terror attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured.
According to an ANI report, the court noted that charges under Section 125 (waging war against Asiatic power in alliance with the Government of India), 120-B (criminal conspiracy), and several relevant sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act exist in the case.
Last Updated 25, Sep 2020, 5:01 PM