The first charge sheet, filed by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) against the IS operatives, mentions a Hyderabad-girl alleged to be actively in touch with senior leaders in Syria. However, she was reportedly let off after counselling.
The NIA on Monday filed the charge sheet against three people suspected to have been involved in collecting and distributing funds to IS.
The three accused, who were arrested in early 2016 were identified as Sheik Azhar Ul Islam, 24, from Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir, Adnan Hassan, 36, from Bhatkal in Karnataka and Mohammed Farhan Shaik, 25, from Mubra in Maharashtra.
The charge sheet has been filed under Section 120B (Criminal Conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections 18 (Punishment for conspiracy, etc.), 20 (Punishment for being member of terrorist gang or organisation), 38 (Offences relating to membership of terrorist organisation), 39 (Offences relating to the support given to a terrorist organisation) and 40 (Offence of raising funds for the terrorists organisation) of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
According to the charge sheet, one Hyderabad-based girl who was the sister of one of the IS terrorists arrested in 2015, was allegedly in touch with senior leaders in Syria, one of whom wanted to marry her.
While the charge sheet clearly mentions that she was a part of the Hyderabad module, the NIA did not charge her and let her off after counselling, reported TOI.
Based on the NIA probe reports, one of the leaders based in Syria Abu Zakariya, was in touch with the module and the girl. He had even created a `jehadi matrimony' website to arrange marriages of IS operatives.
Deccan Chronicle reported that the Hyderabad module was funded by Adnan Hassan who hailed from Bhatkal in Karnataka. Hassan funded Hyderabadi youth who planned on leaving for Syria.
The NIA stated in the charge sheet that money had been sent from banks in the United Arab Emirates to India, Tunisia and the Philippines.