Assam | Counter-radicalisation steps initiated, Muslim groups taken into confidence: DGP on arrests of jihadis

Assam | Counter-radicalisation steps initiated, Muslim teams taken into confidence: DGP on arrests of jihadis

GUWAHATI: Assam director normal of police (DGP) – Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta has acknowledged that some counter-radicalisation measures have been initiated to sort out the rising community of jihadis within the state.

The Assam DGP added that a number of Muslim teams have additionally been taken into confidence, who in flip have pledged assist within the crackdown on jihadi parts within the state.

“We now have began to implement counter-radicalisation measures within the state. We’re additionally in talks with a number of Muslim teams on the matter, who’ve pledged their assist,” Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta stated.

He added that some unscrupulous parts are making the most of the madrassas which were sprouting in Assam.

“Some individuals are making the most of the madrassas which were sprouting throughout Assam,” Mahanta stated.

The Assam DGP additional knowledgeable that the “entire conspiracy” of making hassle and disturbances within the state is being brewed exterior Assam.

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“The entire conspiracy is being brewed exterior of Assam, primarily in Bangladesh. And, few Al-Qaeda associates are influencing folks right here and spreading radicalisation,” the Assam DGP added.

In latest instances, not less than 34 folks, up to now, have been arrested by the Assam police for having direct or oblique hyperlinks with jihadi organisations.

In the meantime, the police in Assam have intensified its crackdown on the jihadi parts which were attempting to unfold their community within the state.

The police in Goalpara district of Assam have arrested another particular person with jihadi hyperlink from Bongaigaon district.

The arrested particular person has been recognized as Hafizur Rahman Mufti.

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Mufti is a trainer at a madrassa.

“Hafizur Rahman Mufti has hyperlinks with AQIS/ABT (Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent/Ansarullah Bangla Crew),” SP of Goalpara district of Assam – VV Rakesh Reddy stated.

Notably, Mufti’s arrest is the fourth in reference to AQIS/ABT inside every week, stated SP of Goalpara district of Assam – VV Rakesh Reddy.