As per the intelligence report many youths are involved in terrorist activities and getting trained from various parts of Kerala,Tamiil Nadu and planning to commit terrorist activities by collecting explosives and other offensive materials,targeting important persons and places of public importance.
The National Investigation Agency’s brilliant move which busted a IS linked operation on Sunday at Kanakamala in Kannur district and Kuttyadi in Kozhikode district, underscores the need to conduct an extensive search operation to crush the sleeping cells of terrorist outfits.
The arrested persons are:
Manseed, @ Omar Al Hindi @ Muthuka, 30 yrs,S/o Mahmood R/o Madina
Mahal, Aniyaram PO, District Kannur, Kerala.
ii. Abu Basheer @ Rashid @ Buccha @ Dalpati @ Ameer, 29 yrs, R/o.
Kottaikudur, Mazjid Street, GM Nagar, South Ukkadam, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
iii. Swalih Mohammed T @ Yousuf @ Abu Hasna, 26 yrs, S/o. Thaha Mohammed,
Ambalath, Venganallur, Chelakkara Panchayath, Thrissur, Kerala, Presently
staying in Chennai.
iv. Safwan P, 30 yrs, S/o Hamza, R/o Pookkattil House, Ponmundam PO, Tirur,
Mallapuram District, Kerala.
v. Jasim NK, 25 yrs, S/o Abdullah, R/o Nangeelam Kandy, Kuttiyady, Kozhikode
vi. Ramshad Nageelan Kandiyil @ Aaamu, 24 yrs, S/o. Asharaf, R/o. Nangeelan
Kandiyil House, Kuttiady P.O., Kozhikode district, Kerala.
Acting on the information, the NIA teams along with Kerala Police, Delhi Police
and Telangana Police, launched surveillance on the movements of the accused involved
in the conspiracy. During searches conducted on Sunday in the districts of Kozikhode and
Kannur in Kerala, 6 persons, have been arrested for their involvement in the conspiracy.
Five of them were arrested while they were conducting a meeting at Kanakamala
hilltop, Kannur District, Kerala. During subsequent searches, another person was
detained from Kuttiyadi in Kozhikode district and arrested later on. During the searches,
incriminating material including electronic devices, have been seized from their
possession and search of their premises. Follow up searches are being conducted by
NIA in Chennai, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Kannur, Kozikhode and Mallapuram in
Kerala with support of Tamil Nadu and Kerala Police.
They will be questioned at NIA Kochi court.
The NIA team has begun follow-up search operation in Malappuram,Kozhikode and Kannur.
Ansar Al-Khilafah an organization which recently pledged its allegiance to ISIS is heading the operations in Kerala, NIA suspects.