On a complaint by the jail superintendent, a case was registered against the accused at Dabeerpura police station.

Alleged ISIS suspects attack staff at Hyderabad Central Prison warder injuredImage for representation
news Crime Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 07:59

A warder of Central Prison Chanchalguda in HYderabad was injured in an attack by three undertrial prisoners on Saturday, officials said.

The undertrials allegedly manhandled prison staff and officials. A warder sustained eye injury while other staff also received minor injuries.

Ibrahim Yazdani, Iliyas Yazdani and Ataullah Rahman, who were arrested last year for being alleged sympathizers of terror group IS, attacked the prison staff when the relatives had come to meet them. 

According to Director General of Prisons, they used foul language, pushed the warder and entered the main gate area by force.

“At 12:30pm, duty warden Bharath Kumar opened the Wicket Gate for sending prisoners to court for trial. At this point, the IS suspects, who are high-security prisoners, shoved and pushed the warden and barged into the main gate, hurling expletives at the jail staff. G Sampath suffered injury in his eye while others received minor injuries,” a jail officer told the Times of India.

Following this, they were overpowered by the jail staff and sent back to their barracks.

On a complaint by the jail superintendent, a case was registered against the accused at Dabeerpura police station.

The case was reportedly registered under sections 332 (Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty) and 225 read with 34 (Resistance or obstruction to lawful apprehension of another person) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 45 of the Prisons Act.

Earlier this year, the NIA said that Ibrahim Yazdani was identified by the investigating agency, as the commander of the module, and was part of the Islamic State's plans to carry out a 'remote-controlled' attack.

A 'remote-controlled' attack, according to counter-terrorism language, is one which is executed by a terrorist with live instructions from a 'handler' situated in ISIS-occupied territory.

Yazdani's interrogation record, accessed by the media, shows how he was lured by online propaganda, before he decided to 'fight for the cause'.

The handlers also sent the growing module in Hyderabad several 'drops', which included a pistol and bullets, which were placed in a polythene bag, and hung from a tree opposite a Railway Divison Office near the Nanded airport.

It also detailed how the handlers used only encrypted applications for every form of communication, and all communication went only through them.


IANS Inputs

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