ISIS arrests in South: Discourse on Islamic radicalisation can no longer remain in the sidelines

isis-ter-minThe arrests of the ISIS operatives by the Delhi Police opened up a can of worms literally. The busting of this module led to the police finding that there were many operatives who were part of this network. And the police is talking of a pan-India network with its largest presence in South India.

The past week has seen plenty of development in South India regarding the Islamic State. The revenge attack in which a police officer was killed brutally by terrorists leaning towards the ISIS was yet another wake up call about how deeply infested the problem of terror and radicalisation is down South.

The police have arrested Towfiq and Shamim in connection with the murder of the special sub-inspector Wilson at the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. The two, said to be associated with the ISIS, were arrested from the Udupi Railway station in Karnataka.

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JeM module in J&K was planning suicide attack: Sources

terrorist-jemNew Delhi, Jan 17: The bustling of a terror module in Jammu and Kashmir has come as a major relief for the security agencies.

This module of 5 members of the Jaish-e-Mohammad was planning a major attack in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the Republic Day celebrations.

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Agencies get cracking to trace UP born slain Al-Qaeda chief’s Indian links

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Asim Umar

New Delhi, Jan 16: The Indian agencies have reached out to their counterparts in Afghanistan seeking more information on the Pakistan wife of slain Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent chief, Asim Umar, who is of Indian origin.

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ISI sheltering Dawood who still lives in Pakistan: Former aide

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Ejaz Lakdawala

New Delhi, Jan 16: Ejaz Lakdawala, who was once part of the D-Syndicate has told interrogators that his former boss Dawood Ibrahim lives in Pakistan. He also said that it is the ISI that is sheltering Dawood and his men in Pakistan. Most members of the D-Gang who had fled India are being provided protection by the ISI, Lakdavala also said.

It may be recalled that he was nabbed by the Mumbai police. There was a Red Corner Notice issued against him. Ejaz shuttled between India and Nepal and was involved with the underworld. He was running a major extortion racket and would make calls to businessmen, builders and film personalities.

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Love Jihad is real, Christian women being lured into trap says Kerala Church

New Delhi, Jan 16: Love Jihad is a reality the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has said. The largest Christian segment in Kerala said that Christian women are lured to join the Islamic State terror group after conversion.

Love Jihad has grown in Kerala in such a manner that it is endangering secularism and social tranquility. “It is a reality that there is love jihad targeting Christian women in Kerala. Out of 21 persons who joined the ISIS, half of them had been converted from Christianity. It should be an eye-opener for us,” a press note from the Synod, the supreme body of the Church said.

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J&K police set to begin probe into Davinder Singh’s alleged Afzal Guru link

New Delhi, Jan 16: The Jammu and Kashmir police who arrested Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh will question the officer for his alleged links with Afzal Guru. He would be questioned for his links with Afzal Guru, Kumar said.

He also said that another person, a lawyer by profession had also been caught. In the year 2004, Afzal Guru, who was lodged in the Tihar jail had written a letter to his lawyer.

In the letter he had said that Singh then posted with the J&K Police’s Special Operations Group had asked him to take Mohammad, a Pakistani national identified as one of those who carried out the Parliament attack to Delhi, rent a flat and purchase a car for him.

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J&K top cop Davinder Singh had ferried terrorists to Jammu last year too: Sources

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Davinder Singh

New Delhi, Jan 15: Police officer Davinder Singh had taken the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists to Jammu last year too and facilitated their return to Shopian, interrogators have claimed. Singh is alleged to have brought Naveed Babu, Mir Irfan and Rafi Rather from Shopian to Srinagar on Friday evening.

On Saturday, they set out to Jammu, from where they were planning on going to New Delhi. However before he could leave, the police arrested him sources familiar with the developments confirmed to OneIndia.

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Terror funding: NIA raids at Manipur, Nagaland lead to recovery of Rs 82 lakh

NIA-33New Delhi, Jan 15: The National Investigation Agency conducted searches in Manipur and Nagaland in connection with a terror funding case.

The case relates to a terror funding case relating to the NSCN (IM) wherein unaccounted funds were being taken by one Alemla Jamir from Delhi to Nagaland. Jamir is said to be working for the NSCN (IM) and was arrested while carrying cash to the tune of Rs 72 lakh.

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No MHA medal for top cop Davinder Singh arrested in J&K

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Davinder Singh

New Delhi, Jan 14: The Jammu and Kashmir police have said that the Arrested DSP, Davinder Singh has not been awarded any gallantry or meritorious medal by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

It has been reported in some sections of the media that he was awarded a gallantry medal, but that is not true, J&K police sources tell OneIndia. The only gallantry medal awarded to Singh was during his service in the erstwhile state of J&K on Independence Day in 2018.

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Arrested J&K cop says was working on plan to eliminate terrorists: No evidence say officials

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Davinder Singh

New Delhi, Jan 14: The top cop arrested in Jammu and Kashmir in a terror related case has not been able to provide any evidence that he was working on a plan to eliminate the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists.

A senior official part of the investigation said that Singh has not been able to provide any evidence that he was working on a plan to eliminate the terrorists. His alibi is without evidence, the source told OneIndia.

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