Illegal immigration from Bangladesh are part of a devious agenda to set up a Greater East Pakistan/Bangladesh and the primary targets in India are West Bengal and the North Eastern states
New Delhi, Sep 19: There has been enhanced activity by the mullahs from Bangladesh who are being invited to lower Assam. They have been coming in to Assam on tourist visas and then conducting religious preaching.
On Saturday, 17 Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Assam’s Biswanath district on the charge that they were involved in religious preaching. All these persons had entered Assam on tourist visas and conducted religious events in violation of the provisions of their visa, DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said.
The main message that ABT has been sending out to people is to eradicate democracy. The group said in a video message that democracy is the biggest enemy of Islam.
New Delhi, Sep 14: Late last month, a madrasa was demolished in the Barapeta area of Assam. Named Shaikhul Mahmudul Hasan Jamiul Huda, reports said that it was allegedly linked to terror groups Al-Qaeda in the Sub Continent (AQIS) and the Ansarul Bangla Team (ABT).
In the same month, a woman was arrested from Dhubri in Assam for her alleged links with the ABT. Identified as Jahura Khan, the agencies alleged that her husband Abu Tallah is also wanted for his links with the proscribed outfit.
New Delhi, Feb 11: A Special Court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted and sentenced a terrorist of the Ansarullah Bangla Team in connection with a conspiracy case.
The special court at Kolkata convicted Samad Mia originally from Bangladesh and sentenced him to 7 years in jail apart from slapping a fine of Rs 16,000. The case was first registered by the Special Task Force, Kolkata in 2017 following the arrest of five members of the ABT. Four of them were Bangaldeshi nationals while one hailed from India. The ABT is a proscribed terror group.
New Delhi, Sep 30: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted two accused in the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) case.
They have been sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment after they pleaded guilty. Shahdat Hussain and Umar Farooque, both residents of Bangladesh were also fined Rs 26,000 and Rs 33,000 respectively.
New Delhi: The Jamaat-ul Mujahideen (JeM) Bangladesh which had cropped up in a big way during the blast at Burdhwan is back in the news. With the security agencies suspecting that they were behind the blast at Bodhgaya recently, it is now clear that the outfit has come back to life after lying low for three years.
New Delhi, July 2: The ISIS has been claiming for long that it has penetrated into Bangladesh. Many had questioned this claim and in Bangladesh, the leaders preferred to live in denial and blame the opposition for the rising number of extremist attacks.
The fact is that the ISIS has been trying to make an entry into the sub-Continent with its eyes fixed on Afghanistan. While it had made baby steps, today’s attack in Dhaka shows that the threat of the outfit is for real. Read more
The claim by the ISIS on the killing of an Italian aid worker in Bangladesh has turned out to be a false alarm. While the Indian Intelligence agencies had doubted the claim made by the ISIS, Bangladesh too has a similar view.
The probe into the recent spate of murders in Bangladesh have revealed that these are not isolated incidents and it is a coordinated killing by one particular group. Currently it is the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) which is under the scanner for the killings of various bloggers and aid workers in Bangladesh.
A year has gone by since the al Qaeda in the sub-continent (AQIS) was announced. The question today is whether this outfit still exists or not. The announcement was made by Ayman al-Zawahiri in a video message a year ago and it had declared that it would set up the Islamic Caliphate in the sub-continent. However, today the AQIS is a non-entity in the region and the only presence it can boast of is at Bangladesh where piggy backs on the Ansarullah Bangla Team or the ABT. Security experts say that the AQIS never seemed lethal and the announcement by Zawahiri was more out of desperation after the al-Qaeda had lost substantial ground in Iraq and Syria to the ISIS. Read more