Goalpara, Sep 06: The residents of a ‘char’ or sandbar in western Assam’s Goalpara demolished a madrasa that had employed two suspected Bangladeshi nationals connected to terror groups, the police claimed on September 6.
The locals of Darogar Alga village on Pakhiura Char additionally added down a residence that adjoined the madrasa. The suspected Bangladeshi nationals – Aminul Islam and Jahangir Alom – used to live in this semi-everlasting structure, an assertion issued with the aid of using the Assam police stated.
This is the first instance of the voluntary demolition of an Islamic instructional group allegedly misused with the aid of using “anti-India forces” after 3 in Morigaon and Bongaigaon districts had been bulldozed with the aid of using the nearby government in August.
“The voluntary demolition became a final result of the robust resentment toward the jihadi sports that had been being run from the madrasa,” a spokesperson at the Assam police headquarters stated.
The police had some days in the past arrested Jalaluddin Sheikh who had engaged Islam and Alom as instructors on the Darogar Alga madrasa at distinctive instances at some stage in 2020-22.
“The Bangladeshi nationals, each participant of the Bangladesh-primarily based totally radical outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, had been absconding,” the police stated.
On September 4, Assam’s Director-General of Police, Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta stated a few Muslim MLAs and heads of 4 Islamic groups that collectively run greater than 1,000 personal madrasas, had promised to do so toward madrasas and mosques worried in “jihadi” activities.
He additionally stated an internet portal might be released mainly for madrasas to add their info inclusive of location, authorization certificates, names and addresses of instructors, the number of students, and different applicable information.
Mahanta justified the pass to screen the madrasas. “Our goal is to prevent worldwide conspiracies with the aid of using al-Qaeda and rogue groups inclusive of (Pakistani) ISI to show Assam into their jihadi playground,” he stated.