Proscribed Islamic danger outfit Al-Qaeda and its Indian manifestation Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) be pleased threatened assaults within the nation over the homicide of flesh presser-grew to develop to be-mafia Atiq Ahmed all over custody closing Saturday within the northern command of Uttar Pradesh. On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, the chance community posted a message, threatening revenge and calling Atiq and his brother Arshad ‘martyrs’.
The message was launched in a seven-page magazine, launched by As-Sahab, the outfit’s propaganda media hover. It also promised to ‘liberate’ the Indian Muslims.
Atiq’s connection to danger outfits
The chance by Al-Qaeda ought to no longer attain as a surprise as media experiences had claimed that Ahmed was ambushed correct as he was starting to focus on the involvement of infamous foreign actors.
In step with FIR registered within the case, Atiq claimed he had links with danger outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as properly as Pakistan’s intelligence company ISI.
“In an announcement Atiq had acknowledged that he had links with LeT and ISI. He acknowledged that an hands vendor who also arranges weapons for LeT equipped him weapons that got right here by ability of drones from across the border. These integrated a Forty five bore pistol, an AK 47, sten gun, RDX that got right here by ability of Punjab border,” the FIR accessed by The Print well-known.
What took place to Atiq Ahmed?
Atiq Ahmed was shot unnecessary on April 16 in Prayagraj whereas he and his brother Ashraf, each and every accused within the Umesh Impartial correct friend homicide case had been being taken for a clinical review on the MLN Medical College.
The three assailants, masquerading as newshounds fired several rounds of bullets level easy into the Ahmed brothers whereas police officers and journalists stood nearby.
In step with a postmortem file, Atiq was killed after receiving on the least 9 bullets in his chest and head. The key bullet was fired at his temple which led to rapid loss of life. Meanwhile, Ashraf sustained 5 bullet wounds. One hit him within the face whereas four entered his physique thru the reduction.
5 police officers had been suspended over the homicide. The suspended officers consist of Space Dwelling Officer Ashwani Kumar Singh from the Shahganj police space, two Inspector inferior officers and two constables.
Meanwhile, a three-member judicial enquiry committee has been fashioned to investigate the case and submit a total file in two months.
(With inputs from agencies)
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