Jihad can be waged from jail too and this was a startling revelation made by a highly radicalised Islamic State operative lodged in the Alipore jail of West Bengal. A warden of the jail was admitted to hospital in a critical condition after the operative Mohammad Masiuddin alias Musa hit him with a stone and slit throat.
The Home Ministry is examining a detailed report of the National Investigation Agency with regard to the Popular Front of India. Top sources in the Union Home Ministry tell OneIndia that the report is telling and action will be taken on the basis of the same.
After suffering back to back blows in the Kashmir Valley, the Jaish-e-Mohammad has planned to raise its ugly head again. It has got in touch with a person from West Bengal to set up a module and conduct a thorough reconnaissance.
The arrest of two Ansarullah Bangla Team members by the Kolkata police only goes on to show the extent of penetration that the Islamic State has made in West Bengal. The ABT, a Bangladesh based terrorist outfit is considered to be the B-Team of the ISIS in the sub-continent.
Maulana Nurur Rehman Barkati has been sacked as the Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque for “objectionable and inflammatory remarks against the country. The controversial man known as the fatwa Imam was in the news for refusing to take out the Lal Batti or red beacon from his car.
He spied on his ex-wive’s phone and for this he was fined Rs 50,000. The cyber adjudicator at West Bengal ordered the man to pay the fine for snooping into his estranged wife’s mobile calls and messages.
With growing jihadi activity in West Bengal, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has decided to awaken the people to this menace. With infiltrations by the Jamaat-ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh going up several notches, the state has become a hub of terror activity.
Cottage industries have been set up in West Bengal to prepare bombs and a rough estimate indicates that these modules have already prepared over 1,000 bombs.
The year 2016 saw a major increase in the number of operatives of the Huji and Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh infiltrating into India.
It was only a few months back that the security agencies seized over 653 bombs from this place. This has once again put the spotlight back on the state where bomb making is a cottage industry in which people are paid Rs 70 a day.
The menace of Malda is not something that is unknown. Malda in West Bengal is better known for its fake currency module and 99 out 100 cases reported since the past three years have been from this district. Intelligence Bureau officials say that the Malda menace is due to a poor security mechanism.
Several warnings and leads have been provided to the local administration, but the crackdown has been slow. Also most of the cases that have been detected are usually when the central agencies step in.