Guwahati: Assam has grow to be a hotbed of jihadi actions with 5 modules having hyperlinks with Bangladesh-based terror outfit Ansarul Islam busted in 5 months, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Thursday.
Six Bangladeshi nationals belonging to Ansarul Islam had entered Assam to indoctrinate youths, and certainly one of them was arrested when the primary module was busted at Barpeta in March this yr, Sarma stated at a press convention right here.
Indoctrination of Muslim youths in personal madrasas by Imams from exterior the state is alarming, he stated.
“Jihadi exercise could be very totally different from terrorist or insurgency actions. It begins with indoctrination for a number of years, adopted by energetic participation in selling Islamic fundamentalism, and eventually going for subversive actions, the CM stated.
The Bangladeshi nationals, who entered the state illegally in 2016-17, operated a number of coaching camps in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Solely certainly one of these Bangladeshis have been arrested to this point, and I attraction to the individuals to tell the native police in case anyone from exterior the state turns into a instructor or an Imam in a madrasa, he stated.
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