Random arrests of Muslim youths leading to radicalisation: Telangana Police chief

Anurag Sharma said there was a sense of alienation among Muslims as “expected social and economic benefits” had not reached them.

Written by Deeptiman Tiwary | New Delhi | Published:December 22, 2015 3:00 am
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Socio-economic exclusion of Muslims and random arrests of youths from the community in the aftermath of a terror attack are leading to radicalisation among the minorities. This was the running theme of a presentation and discussion on radicalisation at the conference of Director Generals of Police (DGPs) in Bhuj, that concluded on Sunday.

While there were 10 presentations on various aspects of internal security at the annual meet organised by the Intelligence Bureau, the one on radicalisation, presented by Telangana DGP Anurag Sharma, was the most critical in the context of threats from the Islamic State.

According to sources, Sharma said there was a sense of alienation among Muslims as “expected social and economic benefits” had not reached them. He highlighted how areas inhabited by minorities were generally bereft of civic amenities and dearth of economic opportunities. All this, he said, made the community vulnerable to radicalisation.

To illustrate how random arrests of Muslim youths has led to radicalisation, Sharma cited the 2007 Mecca Masjid blasts in Hyderabad. He pointed out how, immediately after the blasts, police arrested Muslim youths who were found to be innocent. The blasts were found to have been executed by Hindu outfits.

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    Shadab
    Jan 16, 2016 at 12:37 pm
    Brother read Bhagwad Geeta chp 2 verses 2- 3 And chp 2 v 32 Also If u read vedas like Yajur veda chp 13 verse 13 The mention of destroying enemies is found The same mention is also found in Quran Nowhere Doea the quran says kill all kaafir(disbeliever)
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      Vinod Vinayak
      Jan 2, 2016 at 9:35 am
      and in each country people are afraid of radiclized muslims. who is avoiding the real reason? have u ever reasoned with a muslim?
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      Kulaputra
      Dec 22, 2015 at 6:36 am
      How can you address an imaginary problem. Let them wake up
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        Kulaputra
        Dec 22, 2015 at 6:38 am
        Lack of evidence does not mean that they did not perpetrate. It only means that they bribed police (led by Shri Sharma) to ignore evidence.
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          Kulaputra
          Dec 22, 2015 at 6:29 am
          Peace for whom - not for people who were afraid to go to temples, people who converted themselves in order to survive - peace for whom ?
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            Kulaputra
            Dec 22, 2015 at 6:30 am
            There can never be a justification for radicalisation. Muslims in India have had it pretty good. Now they want more - sorry, not falling into that trap even if Anurag Sharma wants to.
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              Kulaputra
              Dec 22, 2015 at 6:37 am
              You are einstein's cousin ?
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              1. मनीष
                Dec 22, 2015 at 7:20 am
                Most of the Muslims are traitors. Unfortunately, India got leaders like Mohan hi and Nehru at the time of parion. stan was created for these Pigs. If hi did not intervene in expulsion of Muslims from India, our country would have been a developed country by now, without all these illiterate Muslims.
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