Court sends six IS suspects to judicial custody

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New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A court here on Thursday remanded to judicial custody six suspected terror operatives allegedly linked to the Islamic State (IS).

During in-camera proceedings, District Judge Amar Nath remanded accused Mohd Mustaq Seikh to judicial custody till May 19, while other five were remanded to judicial custody till June 10.

The court direction came after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that the accused are not required for further custodial interrogation.

The accused were presented before the court after expiry of the three-day police custodial remand.

Other five accused arrested in the case are Md. Azeemusan, Md. Osama alias Adil, Akhlakur Rehman, Mehraj alias Monu and Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed.

Earlier, the accused were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police in January and February.

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Later, the case was transferred to NIA.

According to the probe agency they were motivating people to join the IS.



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