KOCHI: The NIA particular courtroom in Kochi on Monday awarded life imprisonment and Rs 2.1 lakh superb to Subahani Haja Moideen, a Thodupuzha native, who went to Iraq in 2015 to combat a battle for Islamic State (IS) and returned to India.
Judge P Krishna Kumar in his 140-page order noticed that the act of the convict was a blot on the cultural conscience of this nation. “It is a painful realization that youthful people are indoctrinated by such extremist ideologies and they are even prepared to renounce the eternal tie with their mother country, seemingly on their wishful thought that they could embrace their own paradise in that attempt. Let us hope that Shri Subahani Haja, once duly reformed, will tell them that the best rule of paradise must be the rule of law preserved by the Constitution of India,” the courtroom noticed.
The case pertains to the arrest of Subahani in 2016 after the NIA busted a bunch, Ansar-ul-Khilafah Kerala, from Kanakamala in Kannur. It was discovered that he travelled to IS-controlled territory in 2015 by way of Turkey and was educated by the outfit at Mosul in Iraq in fight and warfare and deployed by the terrorist group within the warfront at Iraq.
In a uncommon incident, Subahani was sentenced below IPC Section 125 as properly for waging battle in opposition to an Asiatic energy in alliance with India. This is among the first circumstances whereby an individual has been sentenced below this part.