NIA files complaint against UAPA against fugitive Dawood Ibrahim and others
On Monday, after a nod from the Union Home Office, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a lawsuit against the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and others under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and begin a thorough investigation of the cases.
An NIA official said the names of Dawood Ibrahim and his associates have been mentioned in the filed FIR by the NIA. The agency will examine cases relating to the D-company.
The manager said Dawood had long been spread terrorist activities across India. He also pumped money into hawala chains to financially assist those who work at his behest to create unrest across India.
Agencies kept a close eyes on the activities of Company D and found that in the recent past they have recruited people across India to create riot-like situations. They promote anti-national activities and also try to create loopholes between different religious groups.
“Earlier, a lot of information was shared with us regarding Dawood’s involvement in a lot of anti-national activities that took place across India. He recruits people in India and helps them financially and logistically to create a riot-like situation. Different social media platforms are used by them to communicate. We intercepted a few and learned that a deep-rooted conspiracy was afoot. Now, based on the documents available, we have filed an FIR against Dawood and Company D,” the NIA official said on condition of anonymity.
NIA Public Relations Officer Sanjukta only confirmed that a complaint had been filed against company D.
Meanwhile, seeing the seriousness of the matter, the NIA formed a team of its elite officials to look into the matter.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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