Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Dec 28:

The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has filed the chargesheet against alleged Al Qaida in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) terrorist Abdur Rehman.


The chargesheet has been filed at the Salipur JMFC court.

According to reports, the agency has accused him of treason, conspiracy, unlawful activities, training and financing terror activities among others.

It may be mentioned here that 38-year-old Rehman, a resident of Pachimkachha in Cuttack, was arrested by the Delhi Police from his Jagatpur house on December 16, 2015 on charges of radicalizing youth for terror activities.

Later, he was booked under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Rehman, who ran a madrasa at Tangi area near Cuttack, allegedly had links with a man involved in a failed car bomb attack at the Glasgow international airport in 2007, Odisha police had alleged.

Further, the police also had said that he is a member of AQIS and was radicalizing youth for terror activities.