Kanakamala IS case: Six held guilty by NIA court

Kanakamala IS case: Six held guilty by NIA court

Agency News

Kochi, Nov 25: Six out of seven accused in the Kanakamala Islamic State case were on Monday pronounced guilty by the Kochi National Investigation Agency Court.

Swalih Mohammad, Rashid, Ramshad, Nangeelan, Swafan and Subahani Haja Moideen were convicted in the case on the charges of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Meanwhile, the seventh accused in the case Jasim was acquitted by the court.

They were arrested for conspiring and planning an attack in Kanakamala, Kannur in October 2016. They were also charged with alleged links with international terrorist organisation ISIS.

Another accused in the case Sajeer is reported to have been shot dead in Afghanistan. Seventy witnesses were testified in connection with the case. The NIA submitted the charge sheet after charging the accused with treason, conspiracy and other sections of UAPA. (UNI)