Accused in SIMI camp case held

Accused in SIMI camp case held

Airport sources said Ibrahim Nizar (26) was nabbed by Emigration officials at Nedumbassery Airport and later handed over to police.

The NIA had issued a look-out circular for Ibrahim Nizar of  Aluva. He was the 17th accused in the case relating to the holding of a secret camp on August 15, 2006, by the banned SIMI at Panayikulam.

The NIA filed the chargesheet on December 30, last year. Police, which had initially investigated the case, had arrested the 17 accused but later granted them bail. They had also seized pro-Pakistani, anti-government, seditious, provocative materials. One accused turned approver.

According to the chargesheet, P A Shaduly, Abdul Rasik, Ansar, Nizamuddin and Shammi, accused 1-5, had entered into a criminal conspiracy in Ernakulam and other places to advocate, incite, abet unlawful activities of cessation of Kashmir from India and to bring hatred and contempt towards the Government of India and organised the  meeting at Panayikulam which was attended by the remaining accused.