The convicted were part of a 17 member group arrested on charges of participating in a secret training camp

Two SIMI members sentenced to 14 years in prison for plotting terror
news SIMI camp Monday, November 30, 2015 - 13:29

The Kochi NIA court on Monday sentenced two primary accused in the Panayikulam SIMI camp case for 14 years in prison and slapped a fine of Rs 60,000 on each.

The court also sentenced three other accused to 12 years of rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 55,000 each.

The convicts were identified as P.A. Shadully, Abdul Raseeq, Ansar Naqvi, Nisammudin and Shammas alias Shammi respectively, reports Manorama.

The convicted were part of a 17 member group arrested on charges of participating in a secret training camp organised by the banned outfit, Students Islamist Movement of India (SIMI) in Thangalpara, Wagamon from December 10 to 12, 2007.

While five of the 17 accused were found guilty, 11 of them were acquitted with accused number 13 was tried in a juvenile court as he was a minor at the time of committing the time of crime.

The accused were later involved in the Ahmedabad blasts case, and various terror activities in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.

In the camp, they reportedly underwent physical training, arms training, firing practice, manufacturing of petrol bombs, motor bike racing and rope climbing along with Jihadist lessons of waging war against the nation.

The Keralites who were involved in the case are Shaduly P A alias Harris, who is also the first accused in Panayikulam SIMI secret meeting case, his brother Shibily P A, Mohammaed Ansar and Abdul Sattar

 

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