The NIA has submitted a 87-page Challan in Patiala House Court.
National Investigating Agency with Islamic State sympathiser Azhar Iqbal thequint
Iqbal, a resident of Barkheda in Obaidullaganj district, was arrested under a secret operation on February 2,2016 from a house in Tila Jamalpura, Bhopal. The NIA was also assisted by the Bhopal police during the operation.
He had participated in IS meetings in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
ISIS fighters geogermanykat
After his arrest he was sent to 15 day police custody for further investigation. The accused was brought to the special NIA court in Bhopal where he reportedly cried in front of judge.
The NIA has claimed that the youths arrested from Mumbai, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, were motivated by a man named Yusif al-Hindi, a former Indian Mujahideen operative also known as Shafi Armar. Armar’s brother Sultan reportedly died in Syria while he was fighting for the ISIS.
Azhar studied in a private school till fifth class. Thereafter he went to a Madrasa to get religious education. He also went to Saharanpur to study aalim.
According to villagers, Azhar’s family never had a fight with anyone.