Advertisement
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021
Outlook.com

Laden With Risk

A low-profile organisation comes under the scrutiny of intelligence agencies

Laden With Risk
Laden With Risk
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
The Islamic Movement of Sudanese Students (imss) is a relatively unknown and low-profile, Pune-based organisation. But now it is high on the watch list of the IB and other Indian agencies. The reason: according to intelligence sources, its activists owe allegiance to Osama bin Laden, the prime suspect in the recent terrorist aircraft attacks in the US. Intelligence sources say that bin Laden has already been able to get a foothold in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and some small towns of Uttar Pradesh mainly through university students from some African nations like Yemen and Sudan. Other than the imss, intelligence agencies have also put the Students' Islamic Movement of India (simi), a pan-Islamic organisation in India, under its scanner. The government has already linked simi with the Kashmiri militant outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen.

The IB and Delhi Police should know about the imss. A little over three months ago, acting on an IB tip-off, Delhi Police had arrested Abdul Raouf Hawash, a Sudanese national, and his Indian co-conspirator, Shamim Sarwar, with a pre-fabricated ied or...
Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

NCB’s methods are under the scanner as experts punch holes in ‘panchnama’, arrest memo.

IND 5-0 PAK: What's Your Favourite India Vs Pakistan Cricket Memory?

IND 5-0 PAK: What's Your Favourite India Vs Pakistan Cricket Memory?

India clash with Pakistan in a Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday. Here's a look back at IND vs PAK matches.

Terrorism Has Reduced, Stone Pelting Is Invisible: Amit Shah In Kashmir

Terrorism Has Reduced, Stone Pelting Is Invisible: Amit Shah In Kashmir

On his visit to Kashmir since Article 370 abrogation, Union home minister attends security review meeting, youth event, meets family of slain police officer.

Advertisement