goalpara: 2 suspected terrorists with Al-Qaeda hyperlinks arrested in Assam’s Goalpara

Two suspected terrorists connected with the Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Ansarullah Bangla Group (ABT) terror teams had been arrested via the Assam police within the Goalpara district on Saturday.

The arrested individuals had been known as Abdus Subhan, Imam of Tinkunia Shantipur Mosque below Mornoi police station and Jalaluddin Sheikh, Imam of Tilapara Natun Mosque below Matia police station in Goalpara, when they had been grilled via the police for a number of hours.

VV Rakesh Reddy, Superintendent of Police (SP) of Goalpara district mentioned that each the aforesaid individuals had been arrested when they had been grilled for hours.

“We now have gotten enter in July this 12 months from arrested Abbas Ali who may be connected with Jihadi components. All through the interrogation, we discovered that they had been at once hooked up with Barpeta and Morigaon modules of AQIS/ABT in Assam,” the SP mentioned.

“All through the home searches of the accused individuals, quite a few incriminating subject matter associated with the Al-Qaeda, Jihadi components, posters, books amongst different paperwork had been seized at the side of the cell phones, SIM playing cards and ID playing cards,” he added.

The highest Assam cop additional mentioned that they (accused) have additionally given logistic enhance to the Jihadi terrorists who got here right here from Bangladesh.

“The Bangladeshi nationals are absconding and the arrested terrorists had given refuge to the Bangladeshi terrorists in Goalpara. The arrested individuals had arranged one Dharma Sabha in December 2019 at Sundarpur Tilapara Madrassa below the Matia police station the place many Bangladeshi nationals with linkages to AQIS had been invited as visitor audio system,” the police professional mentioned.

He additional disclosed that those arrested individuals had been fascinated by offering logistical enhance in addition to sheltering the Bangladeshi nationals, who’re these days absconding. “They confessed being contributors of AQIS and recruited Ansars/Sleeper Cells in Goalpara and published direct investment and helps have come from the absconding Bangladeshi terrorists,” SP VV Rakesh Reddy added.

A contemporary case has been registered at Matia police station case quantity below the sections 120(B), 121, 121 (A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) RW and sections 18, 18 (B), 19, and 20 of the UA(P) Act.

Additional investigation is underway.

Previous on July 28, 11 individuals had been detained in a big crackdown in Assam for his or her alleged hyperlinks with the worldwide terror outfits together with AQIS and ABT.

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