Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 11
The anti-terror probe company NIA on Friday mentioned it had filed a cost sheet in a particular courtroom in Kolkata towards Tania Parveen in West Bengal Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on-line recruitment module case beneath sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).
The officers within the NIA mentioned the case pertains to the arrest of Praveen by West Bengal police on March 3, 2020, from Baduria of North 24 Parganas district of the state for her alleged reference to the LeT, a proscribed organisation.
The state police registered a case beneath numerous Sections of the IPC, the UAPA and the Information Technology Act, which the NIA re-registered on April 5, 2020, they added.
Investigation revealed that Praveen was a university pupil and had obtained radicalised in our on-line world by Pakistan-based cadres of the LeT, they mentioned.
“Tania gradually became part of about 70 jihadi groups on social media, which propagated terrorist ideology advocating a skewed version of Islamic Jihad with the aim to further radicalise and recruit impressionable Muslim youth,” a senior NIA official mentioned, including that she was additionally lively in numerous Palestinian and Syrian Jihadi social media teams.
The investigation additional revealed that the LeT cadres based mostly in Lahore had launched Praveen to the officers of the ISI, who tasked her to open pretend Facebook profile and befriend Armed Forces members in India to acquire delicate strategic data, the official mentioned.