The accused terrorists from the ‘Ansarullah’ terror module in Tamil Nadu wanted to establish Islamic rule in India through violent jihad and promoting unlawful activities.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed charge-sheet in the NIA Special Court in Chennai against eleven accused terrorists from Tamil Nadu in the Ansarullah case where the accused wanted to establish Islamic Rule in India through Jihad. The charge-sheet has been filed against Hassan Ali, Harish Mohamed, Mohammed Ibrahim, Mohamed Sheik Maitheen, Meeran Ghani, Gulam Nabi Asath, Ahmed Azarudeen, Toufiq Ahmed, Mohamed Ibrahim, Mohammed Afzar and Farook under various sections of the IPC and UAPA.
The NIA in a press release has informed the media that the case was registered by the agency on 9th July, 2019 against sixteen accused persons from Tamil Nadu based on credible information received that accused persons and their associates, while being in UAE, had conspired and conducted religious classes with the objective of establishing Islamic rule in India, through violent jihad and promoting unlawful activities. They had formed a terror module ‘Ansarullah’ to carry out their activities in India.
Fourteen accused persons in this case were arrested and detained in UAE for clandestinely conducting religious classes and meetings with the intention of promoting violent jihad and other unlawful activities. They were arrested in this case, on deportation from the UAE, in July, 2019. 2 others were arrested from Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu in mid-July, 2019, after recovery of incriminating materials during searches at their houses.
Investigation by the NIA in UAE and India has established that the charge-sheeted accused persons had formed a pro-jihadi group or jamaat, under the leadership of Mohammed Ibrahim, in UAE and that they had organized meetings and classes at various places in UAE and India, on topics like jihad and Khilafat, besides against democracy in India, with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in India, through violent jihad and by promoting unlawful activities.
Many of the accused including Hassan Ali , Harish Mohamed, Mohammed Ibrahim, Meeran Ghani, Ahmed Azarudeen were also associated with the proscribed terrorist organization ISIS/ Daish, by subscribing to and disseminating the violent jihadi ideology of the proscribed organization. Since the criminal conspiracy in this crime was hatched and considerable part of the pursuant acts committed in the UAE, investigation is continuing against accused Rafi Ahmed, Munthasir, Umar Barook, Moideen Seeni Shahul Hameed and Faizul Sharief. These terrorists were deported from UAE. Other accused Seyyed Mohammed Buhari and Divan Mujipeer are residing in Tamil Nadu as per the NIA press release.