In an incident which has sent shockwaves throughout the state of Assam, 8 armed Bangladeshi intruders crossed the border at Jaarapata village in Karimganj district and raped a woman and her two daughters. 7 other villagers are reported to be injured in the attack, some in critical condition.
The victims have been admitted to the Karimganj civil hospital. The Bangaldeshis decamped after committing the crime which took place at 2 AM in the night. As per sources, one woman is battling for life as the rapists repeatedly beat her up and inserted a metal rod into her private parts.
The intruders reportedly announced that they will make this Assam village into a “Sharia Village”.
As per local media reports, law & order has been gradually deteriorating in the area, which is very close to the Bangladesh border, and this gruesome crime has acted as a trigger for exodus of around 40 Hindu families.
Is Karimganj becoming a hub of jihadis?
Just last week, there was a media report of Assam Police arresting 38-year-old Alamgir Hussain in Karimganj district, suspecting that he could be a sleeper agent of Islamic radical groups –
“Hussain came under police scanner after he bought properties worth crores at Badarpur in Karimganj district. He visited Singapore frequently on a Bangladeshi passport between 2001 and 2013.
“We have taken him into seven-day custody. We have doubts on his source of income going by the wealth he has amassed within a short period of time. He could be a member of some Islamic radical group. We will get all the facts only after a thorough investigation,” said SP (Karimaganj) PR Kar.
The doubts of police are based on Hussain’s illegal entry into Bangladesh in 1998 without any passport. “He obtained a Bangladeshi passport there and went to Singapore in 2001. He came to India on a tourist visa in December, 2008 and got married. He returned to Bangladesh after 20 days,” said Kar.
Police said Alamgir visited Singapore from Bangladesh on a Bangladeshi passport till 2013 when he decided to come back to his home town Badarpur. “He returned in 2013. But this time, he did not travel legally on his Bangladeshi passport because he would have to come on a tourist visa and return to Bangladesh again. He choose the illegal way to enter India,” the SP said.
Alamgir would have gone unnoticed had he not gone on a property-buying spree in the last four years. Police said he built a two-storey building and also purchased land. When police asked him about his source of money, he said he used to work as a daily wager at a construction company in Singapore and was getting $2 a day.”
Hindus under threat in North East
Illegal Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants are not the only threat facing the Hindus of North Eastern states like Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal etc. As HinduPost has reported earlier, Maoist-Christian terror groups have also issued a threat to Bengali and Hindi speaking Hindus of Assam and Tripura.
Will Delhi media & secular politicians who are currently outraging over an alleged rape threat directed at a pacifist, care to cover this gruesome crime against a mother and her two daughters? Or will the ‘tyranny of distance‘ again come into play, especially since this is a ‘secular’ crime?
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