Tuesday, October 28, 2014

SINCE 2005 BANGLADESH RADICALS PLAN FOR INDIA : WIKILEAKS

The Indian government had intelligence inputs way back in 2005 about radicals from Bangladesh infiltrating into the country with a strategic, long-term plans to provide support to various insurgent groups like the Ulfa and making West Bengal as the launching pad to spread their operations, Wikileaks has revealed.
The released cables, which originated from Kolkata on Deecmber 16, 2005, contain only part of the original cable. It states, "The (Indian) authorities are concerned that these elements (radical Islamists) have a strategic, long-term plans to take advantage of the porous border to infiltrate India and provide support to insurgent groups."
The Wikileaks cable state, "The three terrorist organizations of primary interest to Indian authorities monitoring the border are Jamat-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) ( now JMB) , Jagrata Muslim Janata, Bangladesh (JMJB) and Harkat-ul-Jehadi Islami (Huji). The contacts said, without identifying the groups, that terrorist organizations previously based in Afghanistan have moved their operations to Bangladesh where there is less international focus on the fundamentalist Islamic community."
LINK FROM TOI.