On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at three locations in Patna in connection with a case involving a “self-radicalized” individual propagating a terror module called “Ghazwa-e-Hind”.
NIA said on Tuesday that Margub Ahmad Danish, alias ‘Tahir’, a resident of Phulwari Sharif in Patna district, was arrested for anti-national activities as well as for radicalizing impressionable youth via social media.
The group Ghazwa-e-Hind is an offshoot of the banned global terror organization Al-Qaida.
“The NIA reregistered the case on July 22 after it was initially registered on July 14 at the Phulwarisharif police station. Incriminating materials, including digital devices and documents, were seized during the searches conducted on the premises of the accused and other suspected individuals. According to investigation findings, Danish was a self-radicalized individual who had been in contact with a number of foreign entities through a WhatsApp group he created called “Ghazwa-e-Hind”. Among this group, terrorist acts and activities in Kashmir were glorified in order to radicalize impressionable young people. NIA spokesperson stated that he had also created another WhatsApp group under the name Ghazwa-e-Hind BD with the intention of propagating a violent conquest of India.