Indian Mujahideen co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal not only used to send funds for terror acts across the country but also regularly provided money to families of the jailed and absconding operatives of the banned outfit, the NIA has told a special court here.
Pakistan intelligence agency ISI was "closely connected" with top operatives of banned Indian Mujahideen (IM) and provided shelter to its members wanted in India, the National Investigation Agency has told a special court here.
A second chargesheet has been filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the case of February 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts here against absconding Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal and two other IM operatives.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives extensively used social networking sites like Facebook and other e-mail chats to communicate with each other, including with its co-founder Riyaz Bhatkal, to execute their terror plans, Delhi Police has told a court here.
Delhi Police on Thursday filed two separate charge sheets against 29 top Indian Mujahideen operatives including its co-founders Yasin Bhatkal, Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal in connection with two cases lodged after the September 13, 2008 serial blasts here.
Indian Mujahideen was planning to kidnap "Jews" and "white persons" to bargain for release of Pakistani scholar Aafia Siddique, an alleged al Qaeda operative jailed for 86 years in the US, the NIA has said.
A close aide of Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, has confessed before a magistrate that he had assembled the explosives and had "guided" the members of the terror outfit while planting bombs at Hyderabad`s Dilsukhnagar area in February last year.
Indian Mujahideen (IM) founder-
member Riyaz Bhatkal, who escaped abroad, is back in the
country and has emerged as the main suspect in the blasts that
took place before an IPL cricket match in Bangalore.