Rajgarh (MP): Members of banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India have told a court here that three local youths were also involved in fomenting communal tension in Narsinghgarh in 2008.

Former SIMI leader Safdar Nagori, members Shibli Pervez, Mohammad Ali, and another accused were produced before Additional Sessions Judge D K Nagle here yesterday amid tight security, for the trial on the charge of “disrupting communal harmony” in the town.

They admitted to have visited the town in 2008, held a meeting and distributed pamphlets with inflammatory writing with the intention of instigating communal trouble.

They further said that three local youths too were involved in this.

Nagori is also accused of involvement in various  terror incidents including the Ahmedabad serial blasts of 2008.

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