NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out searches at nine locations in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in connection with a fresh case of the Mayiladuthurai ICAMA Sadik case.
An NIA spokesperson here said that the agency officials carried out searches at nine locations in Chennai and Mayiladuthurai districts of Tamil Nadu and in Karaikal district of Puducherry.
During the searches conducted today, 16 digital devices, six blunt weapons and metal rods, two nunchakus and several incriminating documents, handwritten notes etc have been seized.
The fresh case registered by NIA on April 30 this year relates to Mohammad Sathik Batcha aka ICAMA Sadik a resident of Mayiladuthurai. Sadik, along with four other persons, had hatched a conspiracy for threatening the general public and Police officials and had also attempted to murder the police personnel during vehicle checking on February 21 this year.
The official said that the accused persons were also involved in inciting hatred for the secession of a part of India and had intended to disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India by forming outfits like “Khilafah Party of India”, “Khilafah Front of India”, “Intellectual Students of India (ISI)” and associating themselves with the proscribed terrorist organisations ISIS/Daesh and Al Qaeda.