'Ansarulla' module case: NIA conducts searches across TN

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at 14 locations in Tamil Nadu on Saturday as part of its probe into the ‘Ansarulla’ terror module case, officials said.

Agency sleuths conducted searches at the residences of the 14 people arrested in the case after they were deported from Saudi Arabia.

The searches were conducted at five locations in Ramanathapuram district, two in Theni and one each in Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Nagapattinam and Thiruvarur districts, the NIA said in a release. “During the searches, a laptop, seven mobile phones, five SIM cards, three memory cards, one hard disk drive, two pen drives, one internet dongle, nine CDs/DVDs and about 50 documents have been seized,” the agency said.