The NIA on Thursday conducted searches at several places in Coimbatore and Tamil Nadu.
During the raid, the police recovered 75 kg of explosives and documents from Jamisha Mubin.
Police said the blast was described as a ‘lone wolf’ attack.
Coimbatore Car Blast Case: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at 43 locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with the Coimbatore car blasts case. Apart from this, the central agency also conducted searches at a place in Palakkad, Kerala. “The NIA conducted searches at 43 locations in eight districts of the state of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruvallur, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Nagapattinam and at one place located in Palakkad district of Kerala,” the agency said in a statement.
During Thursday’s search, the NIA seized digital equipment and incriminating documents from the houses of the suspects in the blast case. The car blast took place on 23 October in Coimbatore. Police officers probing the case seized 75 kg of explosives and documents from Jamisha Mubeen, who was killed in the blast. Police called the blast a “lone wolf” attack. Police said they told that searches were conducted at the whereabouts of the suspects who had links with some banned organisations. Police declined to share further details.
The NIA, now probing the case, said that Mubeen, after taking the oath of Islamic State, was planning to carry out suicide attacks and cause widespread damage to symbols and monuments of a particular religious faith, so that a particular community of a community Terror can be attacked among the class.
Let us inform that so far six people have been arrested in this case. In Thursday’s statement, the agency said that the arrested persons had conspired with the deceased Mubeen to purchase various chemicals and other materials to make an improvised explosive device, including a vehicle-borne IED, from an online shopping platform to carry out sensational terrorist acts. .
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 10, 2022, 17:30 IST