"Madrassas Being Used As Terror Hub": Assam Chief Minister On Demolitions

"Madrassas Being Used As Terror Hub": Assam Chief Minister On Demolitions

A personal madrassa within the Barpeta district of Assam was right now demolished by the administration after it was claimed that the ability was constructed illegally on authorities land and was getting used as a coaching camp for terror actions. Confirming the demolition, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated: “That is the second madrassa we’ve got demolished [in Assam] as these establishments had been getting used as a hub for terrorism.”

The demolition of the madrassa follows the arrest of two brothers, Akbar Ali and Abdul Kalam Azad, in Barpeta on Saturday, who had privately constructed the Jamiul Huda Academy Madrassa. The brothers reportedly had hyperlinks with Al Qaeda-backed Jihadi modules and had been lacking since March this yr.

Claiming that there was no tutorial exercise on the madrassa, Chief Minister Mr Sarma alleged that the ability was getting used as a coaching camp by terror outfit Al Qaeda.

Police claimed the arrested individuals had been the important thing components of the Barpeta module of Al Qaeda, offering transport and different logistical assist to Bangladeshi terror operatives. A automobile had additionally been seized.

Police sources added that the madrassa demolished right now was additionally utilized by Bangladeshi Mohammad Sumon, who was arrested earlier. He was one of many masterminds behind the AQIS-backed sleeper cells in Assam and was a member of Ansarullah Bangla Group, or ABT, a banned radical terror group primarily based in Bangladesh. In line with the police, Sumon used to remain at Jamiul Huda Academy Madrassa underneath the guise of a trainer.