NIA arrests Madurai man for trying to establish Islamic State, Sharia law in India
New Delhi, Sep 17: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one persons after conducting searches in Tamil Nadu in connection with the Madurai Hizb-ut-Tahir case.
The NIA conducted searches at two locations in Thiruvarur and Tanjore districts of Tamil Nadu and arrested an accused Bava Bahrudeen.
The case was initially registered by the Thideer Nagar Police Station in Madurai in which Mohammed Iqbal had used his Facebook account "Thoonga Vizhigal Rendu is in Kazimar Street" to upload posts that denigrated a particular community and fomented communal disharmony among different religions in a manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order.
Investigation has revealed that the accused person Mohammed Iqbal conspired with others including Mannai Bava, in the name of Hizb-ut-Tahrir to re-establish Islamic State and implement Sharia globally including in India.
In furtherance of this conspiracy, they had participated in closed door Bayans (meetings) and created multiple accounts on various social media applications to upload posts intended to disclaim and disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India.
The conspiracy meetings / closed door Bayans were helmed by Mannai Bava and conducted in Madurai, Erode, Salem, Tanjore districts in Tamil Nadu.
In the searches conducted,30 books, handwritten documents containing incriminating literature related to Hizb-ut-Tahrir and establishment of Islamic State / Khilafat and 3 digital devices were seized.