The investigation of National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that the terrorists blasted bombs in Chittoor, Kollam, Nellore and Mallappuram court premises to send a warning message to the Government for punishing accused who were involved in terrorist activities.

 

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NIA sources say that Base Movement, a sister organization of Al Qaeda, had plotted all these blasts.

 

Yakub Memon was convicted over his involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings by Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities court on 27 July 2007. His appeals and petitions for clemency were all rejected and he was executed by hanging on 30 July 2015 in Nagpur jail.

 

Another terrorist Burhan Wani was a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, a Kashmir-based militant outfit. He was against Indian rule in Kashmir. He was killed in an encounter with the Indian security forces on 8 July 2016.

 

So as a vengeance for these two deaths, the Base Movement has blasted in the court premises. Last year NIA, in a joint operation with Telangana Police, had arrested Abbas Ali (27), Mohammed Ayub Ali (25), Dawood Sulaiman (23), Shamshuddeen (25) and Kareem (26) for involving in the activities of Base Movement.

 

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NIA has said that in the severe interrogation, the accused have revealed these facts. Besides, in June 15, 2004 Gujrat Police had killed Ishrat Jahan, for plotting the assassination of Narendra Modi, the then CM of Gujrat.

 

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Here is a list of their plots

  1. Mysore blast: For vengeance against the death of Yacoob Memon
  2. Chittor blast: For the encounter of five alleged SIMI members
  3. Kollam blast: For the encounter of Ishrat Jahan
  4. Nellore blast: For killing Burhan Wani
  5. Mallappuram attack: For the death of Akhlaq Ahmad in Uttar Pradesh, who was killed by some Hindu fanatics for collecting beef inside the house.