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NIA report card: NIA arrests 112 people in 2016, 64 for jihadi terror

National Investigative Agency On Thursday Revealed That In 2016, The Top Security Body Arrested 112 People, Out Of Which 64 Arrests Were In Cases Related To Jihadi Terror. The Agency, Incidentally, Also Registered 34 Cases In 2016, Which Is Highest Since Its Inception In 2009.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 19 Jan 2017, 12:12:04 PM
NIA report card: 52 arrested for links with ISIS in India within last year

New Delhi:

National Investigative Agency on Thursday revealed that in 2016, the top security body arrested 112 people, out of which 64 arrests were in cases related to Jihadi terror. 

The agency, incidentally, also registered 34 cases in 2016, which Is highest since its inception in 2009. 

“Government of India entrusted investigation of 12 ISIS related cases to NIA, 52 accused arrested and 35 accused absconding in these cases,” NIA report said. “In 6 cases charge sheets and supplementary charge sheets have been filed, 8 cases are under investigation,” the report said. 

NIA on Kanpur train tragedy investigation 

According to reports, NIA has written to Ministry of Home Affairs to request transfer of the Kanpur train tragedy case to them. The government is likely to make the transfer on Thursday. 

The request comes a day after the arrest of two ISI related people in Bihar’s Motihari who are believed to be conspirators in the train tragedy. 

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First Published : 19 Jan 2017, 12:04:00 PM

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