The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an operative of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Abdul Sathar, in a case pertaining to a training camp organised for the cadres of the banned organisation at Wagamon in Kottayam district of Kerala in 2010.
Abdul Sathar alias Manzoor, a resident of Aluva in Ernakulam, was arrested from Delhi on Friday.
An Interpol notice was also issued against him. Of the 38 accused in the case, the NIA has nabbed 35 persons.
The NIA’s FIR in 2010 said: “Members of SIMI conducted three days camp at Wagamon and underwent a course in physical training, arms training, rope and rock climbing, motorbike racing and manufacture of petrol bombs and also made speeches about jihad in India and incited the participants to wage a war against the Government of India.”