Another arrest made in Hyderabad ISIS conspiracy case

Hyderabad [India], Jan. 17 : Another accused Mohammed Irfan was arrested in the Hyderabad ISIS case today and taken into custody, after being produced before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court.

The accused, who hails from Mir Alam Mandi, Hyderabad, was taken into custody for his role in the ISIS terror conspiracy module (Case no.

RC-01/2016/NIA/HYD), exposed in the searches in Hyderabad City on June 29, 2016. Irfan was produced before the NIA Special Court here which remanded him to Judicial Custody for seven days.

The investigation has revealed that Irfan, along with the other accused, took part in searching of hideouts for their physical training.

He had specifically searched for safe house in the outskirts of Hyderabad along with another accused Muzaffer Hussain Rizwan.

On the instructions of the accused Mohammed Ibrahim Yazdani (since chargesheeted in the case), Mohammed Irfan collected the explosive precursors along with Mohammed Ilyas Yazdani, from the outskirts of Pochampally village of Nalgonda district.

Irfan also went to Ananthapur town to collect explosive material in pursuance of the conspiracy. Investigation has revealed that Irfan also took an Oath of Allegiance in favour of Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed Caliph of the ISIS, in the presence of accused Mohammed Ibrahim Yazdani and Muzaffer Hussain Rizwan and he was given a Kuniya name, Abu Jafar by Mohammed Ibrahim Yazdani.

Source: ANI