On 26th February 2019 National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed charge-sheet against six accused persons namely:
1.) Mohamed Ashiq A., aged 25, resident of Coimbatore;
2.) Ismail S, aged 25, resident of Thindivanam, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu;
3.) Samsudeen, aged 22, son of Sirajudeen, resident of Pallavaram, Chennai;
4.) Mohammed Salauddin S, aged 25, son of Shaudeen, resident of Chennai;
5.) Jafar Shadik Ali aged 31, son of Ibrahim, resident of Vyasarpadi, Chennai ;
6.) Shahul Hameed, aged 23, son of Mohammed Hussain, resident of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in the ISIS Coimbatore case before the Special Court for NIA Cases, Chennai.
The culprits, highly radical, hatched a criminal conspiracy with the intention of furthering the objectives of the proscribed terrorist organization ISIS/ Daish by targeting Hindu leaders/ activists at Coimbatore, who are critical of the ISIS/ Daish and of religious terrorism.
Accused persons were arrested at Coimbatore on 01.09.2018, when they had assembled with the intention of conducting further preparations and carrying out terrorist attacks targeting such Hindu leaders/ activists at Coimbatore. The case was re-registered by NIA on 30.10.2018 and investigation taken from Tamil Nadu Police.
NIA investigation also revealed that the arrested accused persons had got radicalized on the violent extremist ideology of the proscribed terrorist organization ISIS/ Daish and they had been propagating the same ideology over the social media.
With the intention of furthering the objectives of the terrorist organization ISIS/ Daish in India, accused persons had organized themselves into a terrorist gang since June, 2018 and conspired to further the activities of ISIS/ Daish by carrying out terrorist attacks targeting persons critical of the proscribed terrorist organization and its violent extremism ideology, said a note from NIA.