SIMI activists jailbreak: Digvijaya Singh smells conspiracy, wonders why only Muslims break out of jail and not Hindus

This is the second major jail break by operatives of banned SIMI in three years after the sensational escape by seven members of the group from a jail in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh in 2013.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 2, 2016 12:32 pm
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Reiterating his demand for a thorough investigation into the killing of eight members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) in an encounter by the Madhya Pradesh police within 12 hours after they escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday suspected there was a conspiracy behind the whole incident and wondered “why only Muslims break out of prison and not Hindus”.

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“National Investigation Agency must conduct probe, Court should monitor it. Also why only Muslims break out of jail, what is the problem, must also be probed,” the former Chief Minister told ANI. This is the second major jail break by operatives of the banned SIMI in three years after the sensational escape by seven members of the group from a jail in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh in 2013.

Earlier on Monday, eight prisoners, who pulled off a daring prison-break after killing a security guard on duty, were hunted down and killed in a police encounter on the city outskirts. However, two videoclips, purportedly of the Bhopal encounter, have raised questions about the official version of events, prompting a lawyer representing seven of the eight SIMI inmates who were killed to call for a CBI probe.

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Soon after the incident, Digvijaya took to Twitter to ask whether prisoners escaped or they were made to escape as part of a plan. He also mentioned that he had earlier asked the Madhya Pradesh government to ban Bajrang Dal and SIMI, but only the latter was banned.  The Congress, the Left parties and other Opposition parties joined in unison in questioning the veracity of the accounts given by the state police.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the NIA will probe the jailbreak involving eight activists of the banned SIMI.

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The Union Home Ministry has sought a detailed report from the Madhya Pradesh government on the jail break whether there was any lapse on the part of the jail administration and the steps taken to avoid such incidents.

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First Published on: November 1, 2016 12:47 pm
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    Ram
    Nov 1, 2016 at 11:48 am
    Diggi should be kept in jail tied with other SIMI terrorist so that he can study and publish his research papers.
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      IslamForFoools
      Nov 1, 2016 at 9:16 am
      Hindus shud not tolerate this congressi terrorism, they must be punished
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        Ramesh Bhandari
        Nov 1, 2016 at 8:27 pm
        Can someone please explain to Digu that his Aakas are Muslims calling themselves Hindus with Parsi Surname that is why only Muslims are the ones breaking jails?
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          Ramesh Bhandari
          Nov 1, 2016 at 8:49 pm
          Wow! what a comparison? Super. Just to correct u it was Dushasan and not Duryodhan who actually tried derobing Draupadi but was not successful bcos of Lord Krishna. And Ravana kidnapped Mata Sita but he never touched her.
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            NATARAJAN
            Nov 1, 2016 at 11:30 am
            Here we go Muslim Terrorists Champian! Dont know how many votes he will gain
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              sb
              Nov 2, 2016 at 2:57 am
              Diggy Khan ??lt;br/gt;He should get retirement as he is not of sound mind and is a kid like Rahul Baba.
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                SubbuI
                Nov 1, 2016 at 8:26 am
                SRI DIGVIJAY SINGH WHO WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL CHIEF MINISTER OF MADYA PRADESH FOR 10 YEARS IS ASKING RIGHT AND SENSIBLE QUESTIONS INSTEAD OF ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS YOU GOONS ABUSE HIM AND BRINGING HIS FAMILY IN TO THE ISSUE. IS THIS WHAT THEY TEACH YOU IN RSS SHAKKA YOU SWINES ATTEND EVERY MORNING.?
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                  SubbuI
                  Nov 1, 2016 at 12:53 pm
                  THE TWO TERM CHIEF MINISTER OF MADYAPRADESH AND A RAJYA SABHA MP SRI DIG VIJAYA SINGH IS ASKING FEW RELEVENT AND VERY SENSIBLE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SO CALLED ENCOUNTER. INSTEAD OF REPLYING THEM THE BJP DIRTY TRICK DEPT BAKTHS AND PAID TROLLS ABUSE AND REDICULE HIM AND HIS FAMILY. IS THIS WHAT RSS AND YOUR PARENTS TAUGHT YOU IN THE SHAKKA AND IN YOUR HOME? VERY BAD ATUDE
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                    Roger That
                    Nov 1, 2016 at 10:12 am
                    So many un ansewered questions??If it is fake encounter, then why the Constable was killed and if it is a genuine encounter then how on earth the escaped from the Jail without any insider help. My theory is this, Many top level jail officers were helping these terrorists to escape from the jail and the Constable who got killed was not willing to play along and when matters got out of hand the jail officials with help of the police killed all the escaping men.lt;br/gt;Now these culprits are playing heroes and covering all their crimes in mae of patriotism and nationality. And our fool Indian Public is palying along very well.
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                      abhay
                      Nov 1, 2016 at 9:22 am
                      This idotic MC was definitely born from a Muslim father.
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                        Ajith
                        Nov 1, 2016 at 9:51 am
                        Who is dividing the nation, by saying Hindus and Muslims. Its bloody Congis who talk this dividing the nation.Divide And Rule.
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                          aks
                          Nov 1, 2016 at 8:27 am
                          In MP, the Congress has not been able to come back after his tenure as chief minster, at national level, the party is reduced to 44 after the famous congress tears and loss of sleep for the Batala House terrorists. Indian public has taught them lesson after lessons but this man has not learnt any.
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                            Alab
                            Nov 1, 2016 at 9:03 am
                            Diggy Sir, there are no Hindus in SIMI for your kind information.
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                              Raufkhan
                              Nov 1, 2016 at 7:43 am
                              Not again Diggi babu. You never disappoint though and Keep politicising the killing of criminals. Every peace loving Muslim is happy to see them dead in whatever way it happened. They were a blot on all peace loving patriot Muslims of India. It is high time politicians like you stop differentiating criminals with religious inclinations. A criminallt;br/gt;Is a criminal.
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                                Rajesh
                                Nov 1, 2016 at 8:38 am
                                I do not know how sensible Digvijay singh is? But I really wonder how can you be so ridiculous? He and his party's business to get votes without doing any job only doing corruptions. This kind of his statement only demean dignity of Muslim brothers. I and you should ask Digvijaya if really he and his party done something for Muslim then why 87% of muslim potions are below poverty line in India? If you include congress definition of poor which changed in 2012 then this figure will come down to 56%. How can anybody justifies Digvijay singh statements ? His statement is merely haramkhori, he calls Osama as "Osama jee", This guy is corrupt and characterless when his wife was struggling for her life due to cancer he was in bed with his new wife. I really wonder how can you support this guy?
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                                  Arun
                                  Nov 1, 2016 at 9:51 am
                                  It's waste of time to comment on his Diggy's statement these are the cheap politicians who never miss a chance to please their BOSSES at any cost, whether on the cost of life of Indian soldiers or Indian police.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;So let's not waste our time for these traitors and chamchas.
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                                    avd
                                    Nov 1, 2016 at 9:24 am
                                    It is nothing new to see Congress Leader Digvijay Singh always come forward to criticize Govt over such encounters as seen during Batla House encounter between Criminals and Delhi Police as well as the Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat He and his party always play votes Bank Politics which has resulted Party to lose power at centre.
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                                      asdasd
                                      Nov 1, 2016 at 7:37 am
                                      . . pigg Vijay and his piggy logics . . . b*j*p should ask congi the same question . . was congi behind the escape of these so called "activists" . . .was congi going to use them againt the current party in power? . . . as congi has the track record of using musus left right and centre for gaining power.
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                                        Asim Kumar
                                        Nov 1, 2016 at 11:55 am
                                        Dear Digvijay Singh Jee , Your answer is Why only Muslims are involved in all Terrorist act thru out the universe ..
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                                          Asim Kumar
                                          Nov 1, 2016 at 11:54 am
                                          Dear Digvijay Singh Jee , Your answer lies in Why only Muslims are involved all Terrorist act thru out the universe ..
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                                            NAVIN ASTI
                                            Nov 1, 2016 at 10:42 am
                                            This nuisance man should go to those terrorists and enquire about why only they did Jail-break.They can explain better.He can go to those 8 terrorists as a hamdard.
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