Four held in Assam for alleged terror group links

  • | Monday | 17th October, 2022

Guwahati, Oct 17 (PTI) Four persons have been arrested in two districts of Assam for their alleged links with terror outfits.Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday said two of them, "associated with Bangladesh-based terror outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team", were nabbed in Tamulpur district, and the other two in Nalbari."We"re determined to root out jihadi elements from Assam. @TamulpurPolice has done a commendable job in nabbing 2 persons — Sadeq Ali & Jakibul Ali — who lured youth to join B"desh-based terror outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team affiliated to al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS)," Sarma said in a tweet.He said the arrest of Sadeq Ali is a "significant achievement" as he had been "radicalising youth" for the past two years.Sadeq was also linked to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Sarma added.The chief minister further said that the Ghagrapar Police of Nalbari district has arrested two more persons — Habel Ali and Abu Raihan — in a similar case.Sarma had said in the Assembly in September that 40 "jihadis" have been arrested in the state this year.Since January this year, five modules with alleged links to Bangladesh"s proscribed Ansarul Islam have been busted Four madrasas have also been demolished – three by respective district administration "for not adhering to building norms" and the fourth was razed to the ground allegedly by local people. PTI SSG RMS RMS

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