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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                    Prabhakaran Pappalil
                    Dec 22, 2015 at 4:15 am
                    This is a stupid reason. Anti social elements, criminals and anti nationals are arrested not based on their religion but based on the crime facts. In criminal activities, people of all religions are involved and people of all religions are arrested. Yet, terrorism and radicalisation is done by one religion is reason to ponder what is wrong. Telengana chief should reess the causes to find out the truth. If social and economic benefits do not reach them, then who is responsible for it and how it is not reaching them is for the investigating agency to find out.
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                      hello
                      Dec 22, 2015 at 4:23 am
                      Only one religion elects the mastermind of a genocide into the prime ministers office. Thank you for your perspective Prabhakaran.
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                        Abhishek
                        Dec 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm
                        Very biased reporting, muslims are getting radicalized because of Islam, w world knows it
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                          Abhishek
                          Dec 22, 2015 at 4:23 pm
                          using fake id wont work, people are not fools
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                            anil
                            Dec 22, 2015 at 5:26 am
                            Going by this logic, number of Hindu radicalized youths should have been more in India. Because in 99% cases in the world or India, Muslims are involved in terrorism.
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                              Saman
                              Dec 22, 2015 at 1:26 am
                              Why did not Hinduism produce terrorists in Pak even after they were decimated in their own native land and insulted under "Islamic Republic."? The recent terror attacks in USA, show the Muslim couple was well educated and well off but still macred innocent civilians in name of Islam.
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                                cheriyan
                                Dec 22, 2015 at 5:52 am
                                Truth exposed thru Mr.Anurag Sharma. Salute Sharmaji.....
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                                  Rajesh
                                  Dec 22, 2015 at 12:39 pm
                                  How can you convict someone when you have no evidence against them? Kargil coffin case, 2002 riots, accusations against Gadkari and recently against Jaitely? Not one single bit of evidence in any of these cases, but you mad dogs will still keep barking.
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                                    Rajesh
                                    Dec 22, 2015 at 12:37 pm
                                    Why did jihadis kill school children in Syria today? Is this also because of om arrests? Stop making excuses for terrorism, you fools.
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                                      Rajesh
                                      Dec 22, 2015 at 7:47 am
                                      How will it reach them? ? If you go to a madra and learnt he teaching of a7th century child rapist instead of science and math, what do you expect? All the minorities of India, except Muslims, are more educated and have a higher income than Hindus. So if Muslims alone are backward, then these pigs should start asking themselves why it is the case?
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                                        Rajesh
                                        Dec 22, 2015 at 7:52 am
                                        OK, that explains India. Now tell us why Mullah pigs are radicalised in US, France, Europe, Iraq, Syria, stan, Nigeria, Mali and basically every single country in the world?? What fake imaginary excuses have you made for this, you pseudo-secular fool ??
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                                          Rajesh
                                          Dec 22, 2015 at 7:55 am
                                          The most disgusting thing is how these Mullah pigs and pseudo-seculars pretend that they have some right to commit m murder to plant bombs on buses, to kill school children, if anyone even looks at them the wrong way. You b***d, if a few arrests are enough for you to do jihad, then imagine what Hindus should do after the pedophile's cult invaded this land and oppressed it for centuries.
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                                            Rajesh
                                            Dec 22, 2015 at 8:43 am
                                            Why is it that world-over radicalization only a problem for jihadi pigs?? Where are all the radical Parsis and Jains and Buddhists ?? Why only pigs are radical everywhere??? This is why Trump says dont allow any Muslims. We cannot live our lives afraid that some is going to become radical. PS, why did that jihadi Mazar Shareef quit his job at Google and go start jihad??? If you can get a job at one of the top companies of the world in India, then what discrimination are you facing?
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