Sajad Khan arrest: NIA version

NIA today (22.03.2019) arrested Sajjad Ahmed Khan, aged about 26 years, r/o Handoora, Jammu & Kashmir in Case RC No. 08/2019/NIA/DLI to wage war against Government of India u/s 120B and 121A of IPC and sec. 17,18,18A,18B,20,38 and 39 of UAPA.

2. Case pertains to a criminal conspiracy by top leadership of JeM based in Pakistan to strengthen base of JeM in India, by recruiting persons for carrying out terrorist acts in India.

3. In furtherance of this criminal conspiracy, Sajjad Ahmed Khan was specially sent to Delhi to set up hideouts in Delhi NCR. This was done to select specific targets and also to radicalize and recruit Muslim youths to further terror activities.

4. Accused Sajjad Ahmed Khan was arrested by the Special Cell, Delhi Police on 21.03.2019 and produced in Special NIA Court, Delhi on 22.3.2019. NIA filed a petition before Special NIA Court, Patiala House, New Delhi for seeking police custody for his detailed interrogation to unearth the whole conspiracy. NIA Special Court has granted 8 days’ police remand of above Sajjad Ahmad Khan upto 29.03.2019.

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