New Delhi. NIA arrested one member of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) namely Altaf Ahmed Rather s/o Gulam Nabi r/o Bandipora, Kashmir in LeT Recruitment Module case.
The case relates to the arrest of Ms. Tania Parveen d/o Alamin Mondal by West Bengal Police for her association with proscribed terrorist organization Lashkar-eTaiba. An FIR in this regard was registered in PS Badurai, District North 24 Parganas West Bengal under UA(P)Act and 66F of Information Technology Act. NIA had reregistered the case on 05.04.2020 and taken over the investigation of the case. NIA had earlier filed charge sheet against arrested accused Tania Parveen.
Investigation has revealed that accused Altaf Ahmed Rather is a school teacher in Bandipora and was a sympathiser of LeT. Charge sheeted accused Tania Parveen had come in contact with him over social media platforms. He was instrumental in introducing Tania Parveen to LeT members based in Pakistan, in pursuance in the conspiracy of LeT to radicalize, motivate and recruit youth for violent Jihad in India.