Kochi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) interrogated the women’s wing leader of the Popular Front A S Sainaba in connection with the Hadiya case. In the wake of the fresh disclosures, there are reports that she may be interrogated again. The NIA will also mull including Sainaba as an accused in the case. The part played by other Popular Front leaders in the case will also be probed.
The India Today channel had made public a secret video report wherein Sainaba and her associates are seen confessing to accepting hawala money from abroad and to organized religious conversion.
After the apex court took a decision on the Hadiya case, the channel released the video clip of the alleged discussions held by the Popular Front leaders on Tuesday night. The voice of Sainaba and P Ahmed Shareef are heard in the clip released by the channel.
The NIA had asked Sainaba about the marriage of Hadiya and her alleged conversion to Islam. The NIA is viewing Sainaba’s disclosures very seriously. The NIA has in possession more evidences played by Sainaba. In the wake of the fresh evidences, the NIA may consider to add her as accused.