The National Investigation Agency has secured its first conviction in an Islamic State related case. A Delhi court has convicted and sentenced to seven years two persons on charges of criminal conspiracy.
The duo to be convicted are Azhar-ul-Islam from Jammu and Kashmir and Mohammed Shaikh from Maharashtra. Both had pleaded guilty following which they were convicted and also sentenced.
The charge against the duo was that they had raised funds and recruited people for the Islamic State. During the both proceedings,had said that they were guilty and remorseful. They had admitted to the charges a month after the court decided to start the trial against them.
Both had said that in their application that they were pleading guilty without any pressure. "There is no pressure, threat, coercion or influence," the two said in a joint application.