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‘Someone’ behind escape of SIMI members, claims Congress leader Digvijaya Singh

Singh’ statement came hours after eight terrorists of the banned group SIMI escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail after killing a guard.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published: October 31, 2016 12:56 pm
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Congress general secretary and Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh on Monday said the repeated instance of prisoners escaping from jail across the country suggested a larger ‘conspiracy’.

“It is a serious issue. First SIMI activists fled the Khandwa Jail. Now they have fled from Bhopal jail. I have been reiterating that RSS activists and other similar organisations are behind the anti-Muslim riots in the country. It should be probed whether there is someone behind this or not,” Singh told reporters here.

Singh’ statement came hours after eight terrorists of the banned group SIMI escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail after killing a guard. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has confirmed the incident.

“The incident happened around 2 a.m. The terrorists used blankets and bed-sheets. They overpowered the two officers in charge and then opened the locks,” Arvind Saxena, Superintendent of Police (SP) told ANI.

“We have launched an extensive search operation in nearby areas as well the entire state,” he added. For their escape, the prisoners chose Diwali night, when people across the country celebrate by bursting crackers. Following, Madhya Pradesh Government suspended five officials of the Bhopal Central Jail.

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  1. Man
    Oct 31, 2016 at 8:54 am
    soldiers die he sleeps ... terrorists die he is so worried ;-)
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      Pradeep Modi
      Oct 31, 2016 at 8:15 am
      Diggi is an irrelevant man today.lt;br/gt;He shd try find out facts and do own investigation. He MUST not only question around in wild!!
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        Akhil Saxena
        Oct 31, 2016 at 11:14 am
        Gadhe me shayad kuchh dimag hota hai par.............kya kahe.
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          Ashish
          Oct 31, 2016 at 8:20 am
          Role of everyone should be investigated including congress party also.
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            true Indian
            Oct 31, 2016 at 8:22 am
            ooye you hopeless digi whenever you open your mouth you bark only.keep barking man.I am proud of my Indian police who did this work so efficiently within no time.
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