ISIS related searches through internet increases in Assam!

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ISIS related searches through internet increases in Assam!

High profile attacks are just becoming a common trend with the Islamic State unleashing fury in many parts of the world. Northeast India and in particular Assam seems to have been in the cross hairs of the terrorist group, Assam police headquarters has directed all district police to gather information on missing youths of the state going to South India and other gulf nations to work.
Following an Intelligence Bureau report stating that some youths of the state are in touch with the ISIS and other jihadi organizations which have red flagged the police to take immediate steps to thwart such activities.
Assam police ADGP (SB) Pallav Bhattacharya said, “We have directed all districts police, specially the lower and middle Assam districts to collect information about the missing youths. Every year, over thousand youths of the state go to South India and gulf nations for working purpose. But the families of over 100 youths are not able to contact with their sons in the past two years. It is a very concerning matter and we have taken it very seriously,”
Meanwhile, a recent report of the Intelligence Bureau(IB) submitted to the Union Home ministry revealed that, ISIS related searches through internet from Assam has gradually increased and several youths from the north eastern Indian state are trying to contact with the leaders of Jihadi organizations.
In 2015, former Assam DGP Khagen Sarma spoke on the same vein on the state of Assamgenerating a lot interest going by the “hits in the internet photos of ISIS”.
Image Source: India Against Islamic State | Source: TNT-TheNortheastToday (indiablooms)

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