New Delhi, July 10 : Aasiya Andrabi,chief of the banned outfit Dukhtaran-e-Milat is being intensively grilled by the NIA investigators about her association with Lashkar -e- Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed , who calls her sister.
Delhi court has handed Kashmiri separatist Aasiya Andrabi,chief of the banned Dukhtaran-E-Milat (daughters of the nation) to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 10 days custodial interrrogation in connection with the case of allegedly waging war against the country with support from Pakistan including terror entities.
Investigators are questioning her about why she takes such hardline position against India.
Saeed, is accused of having masterminded the November 2008 Mumbai attack, is also on the terrorism black list by the United Nations in December 2008.The banned JuD head was released from the house arrest in November last year after the Pakistan government decided against detaining him further in any other case.
Aasiya Andrabi has been using social media to propogate her anti-India sentiments and support to terror groups operatig in Kahsmir and is also connected to Lashkar operatives .NIA is also scrutinising twitter handle.
Andrabi has also addressed rally of Hafiz Saeed through phone.
In October last year, she even ended up on a government poster featuring 12 women achievers, alongside then Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The red-faced government took action against the official involved and declared that it “totally disassociated” itself from the poster.
Separatist Asiya Andrabi featured in female achievers’ poster of the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign in October last year, alongside then Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The red-faced government took action against the official involved and declared that it “totally disassociated” itself from the poster.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its dossier against the Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief AsiyaAndrabi and her two close associates has stated that the trio had entered into a “criminal conspiracy” to wage war against the Government of India, adding that they were also using cyberspace to solicit support of Pakistan.
According to a copy of dossier prepared by the NIA against DeM chief and her two associates FehmeedaSofi and NahidaNasreen, the central government received credible information that Asiya and her aides were “actively running a terrorist organisation named as Dukharan-e-Milat which is proscribed under the first scheduled to the unlawful activities (prevention ) Act, 1967”.
“They were using various platforms to spread insurrectionary imputations and hateful speeches and endanger the integrity, security and sovereignty of India besides spreading communal disharmony between communities in India,” the dossier reads.
All the three have been lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail.
The dossier states that considering the gravity of the offence, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Government of India, vide its order number 11011/28/2018/NIA/CCTR division, dated April 26, 2018 directed the NIA to investigate it.
“Accordingly, NIA has registered an FIR as NIA case number RC-17/2018/NIA/DLI under section 120 B, 211, 121 A, 124 A, 124A, 153A,153A, 153Band 505of IPC and section 18, 20, 38 and 39 UA (P)Act against accused persons Asiya and her two associates,” the dossier reads.
Andrabi and two others produced before District Judge Poonam A Bamba in Delhi on July 6 who was told by the NIA that a probe has revealed that they were running a concerted campaign to elicit support from neighbouring country.
“The present investigation has so far revealed that the accused persons are found involved in the conspiracy and acts to severely destabilize the sovereignty and integrity of India.By their activities on cyber space they are running a concerted campaign to solicit support of Pakistani establishment which inter-alia includes arranging support from terrorist entities from Pakistan”, NIA said.
“Their involvement needs further investigation and for this purpose the interrogation of accused persons has become a necessity,” the agency said.
She has been instigating women students to come out on streets and protest.