Indian Mujahideen operative’s wife deported from Bhatkal to Pakistan

New Delhi, Oct 08: The wife of a suspected terror operative from Bhatkal has been deported. Arsala Abeer, 32, the Pakistani wife of Syed Ismail Afaq Lanka who is in jail for supplying arms to the Indian Mujahideen was deported after she was handed the cut-off date.

The Ministry of External Affairs had rejected her visa renewal application in August. The police periodically renewed a two-year visa after she married Afaq in 2006 and settled in Bhatkal.

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Lack of free hand aided growth of terror down South: Former R&AW officer

amar-bhushanNew Delhi, May 08: Radicalisation and terror down south has been a major concern. The fact of the matter is that there was always a danger lurking and it is also a fact that the agencies reacted late in this part of the country.

Was it due to the late reactions that let terror and radicalisation flourish in South India. Former officer of the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan says that it is unfair to accuse the agencies of reacting late in South India. Let us put this thing in perspective and the fact is that the agencies never got a free hand to act against radicalisation and terrorism down South, he tells OneIndia.

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The race for Bhatkal: Why Namdharis will decide fortune of BJP or Congress

Bhatkal is an important constituency with a little over 2 lakh voters. The name Bhatkal has been in the news for a long time for all the wrong reasons thanks to several founding members of the Indian Mujahideen hailing from this place.

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Who is Abu Yusuf al-Hindi alias Shafi Armar, Bhatkal’s ISIS man killed in Syria

shafiarmarThe Islamic State declared that Abu Yusuf al-Hindi alias Shafi Armar a resident of Bhatkal was killed in Syria’s Raqqa area. While Indian Intelligence agencies are yet to confirm the news of his death, a similar incident has been reported a few months back.

terFor India, Armar, the brother of Sultan Armar who was also killed in Syria is a prized catch. He is the recruiter-in-chief for the ISIS in India. He was recently declared a global terrorist by the United States of America.

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Proud to be an Indian says Bhatkal man acquitted in terror case

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Maulana Shabbor Gangawali Nadvi

I am proud to be an Indian is what this person from Bhatkal who was acquitted of terror charges had to say. Maulana Shabbir Gangawali Nadvi was acquitted by a Mangaluru court on Monday in connection with a terror case. He said that he had been picked up only because he is a resident of Bhatkal and was a moulana.

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ISIS- Bhatkal resident let off after found clean

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480A joint investigation conducted by the National Investigation Agency and the Intelligence Bureau has found no evidence against Abdul Rauf Musa who was detained in Pune for alleged links with the ISIS.
After detaining him on the basis of a look out circular, it was said that he was being probed for alleged links with the ISIS and also certain financial activities.

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Did Bhatkal resident fund ISIS through hawala transactions?

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480Bengaluru, Apr 5: The preliminary probe that is being conducted following the detention of a Bhatkal resident for alleged ISIS links suggests that he may have been involved in hawala transactions.
The Intelligence Bureau had detained Rawoof Ahmed a resident of Bhatkal in Karnataka at Pune. He is likely to be handed over to the National Investigation Agency which is probing cases related to the ISIS.

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Shafi Armar: 26-year-old sought to set up ISIS module in every Indian state

shafiarmarMohammad Shafi Armar is just 26 years of age and today according to investigators he is the key link between the ISIS and the Indian recruits.
An interpol notice on him reads that he is wanted for criminal conspiracy read with terrorist acts, raising funds and recruiting persons for terrorist acts and also being a member of a terrorist organisation.
A resident of Bhatkal, his name is Mohammad Shafi and his family name Armar. He is fluent in English, Kannada, Urdu and Hindi. His pseudo name is Yousouf al-Hindi. He is also the brother of Sultan Armar the founder of the Ansar-ul-Tawhid the agency which is alleged to be recruiting Indians into the ISIS.

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Adnan Damudi: From commerce graduate to alleged ISIS recruiter

  New Delhi, Jan 30: Better late than never. Adnan Damudi, a resident of Bhatkal who was detained in Dubai in March 2015 was finally deported on Friday along with two others and is currently in the custody of the National Investigating Agency. Of the three deportations that took place yesterday, the NIA lay importance on Damudi the most as he was an active recruiter.
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What is delaying the extradition of this alleged ISIS recruiter from Bhatkal

Bengaluru, Nov 25: Adnan Hassan Damudi, a resident of Bhatkal, who was detained in Dubai for an alleged link to the ISIS, would be an important person for India to have deported or extradited.
Damudi was detained in Dubai in the month of March 2015, but so far no progress has been made in having him deported or extradited.

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