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Shaikh has claimed in his disclosure statement that he


had met Khalid, who used to work in a car showroom in Dubai, for the first time in February 2015 and in that meeting, he was given money to pay to Ghribi.

Shaikh also said that in June 2015, Khalid told him to pay money to the two girls from Philippines.

In its charge sheet, the agency has alleged that “KK (Khalid) and accused number 3 (Shaikh) had connived to raise, collect and transfer funds to Sarra Ghribi of Tunisia and two persons namely Jannah Qassim and Johaira L Macasimpang, residents of Philippines, affiliated to ISIS”.

Besides Shaikh, the two other arrested accused in the case are Sheikh Azhar Ul Islam, a permanent resident of Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka-based Adnan Hassan.

They have been chargesheeted for alleged offences of criminal conspiracy under the IPC and under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

The agency has alleged that these accused, in connivance with others, had supported and invited support for ISIS and had assisted in arranging and managing meetings online among the active operatives of the banned terror outfit.

The accused were arrested on January 29 last year after being deported from the UAE.

(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)