While India is still discussing if Rohingyas need to be deported or not; here is how Al Qaeda is planning to use them against India

Deportation of Rohingyas from India has been the biggest point of discussion across the Nation. This is the most talked about issue in Media and everywhere possible. While India is still mulling legal and administrative options to deport them back to Myanmar, dreaded Terror organization Al Qaeda has laid out plans to use Rohingyas against India.

A couple of day back Media exposed Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed’s link to the Rohingyas, a direct link of Al-Qaeda with the Rohingyas have already been confirmed. The Delhi police, on September 18, arrested a British Al-Qaeda terrorist who claimed to be organizing resistance among Rohingyas to fight the Myanmar Army. That terrorist Shauman Rahman was sent by Al-Qaeda to train Rohingyas in India.

The arrest has also revealed sensational details that how Rohingya are not peace loving revolutionaries in Myanmar as they have affiliation with the Pakistan-based terror groups.

Shauman Rahman alias Hamdangot radicalized in London. There he was recruited by leaders of Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb. Later on he was told to go to Syria and fight for al-Nusra – an affiliate of al-Qaeda in Syria -fighting against the Syrian government forces.

He further added that while he was he was in Syria, the Terror group got to know about the atrocities on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Since, he had stayed in Bangladesh and was aware of the local geography, he was chosen to raise a fighter group by radicalizing the Rohingyas. He was provided with British passport and sent to Bangladesh. Later, he got arrested in Bangladesh in September 2014 and was later released on bail.

Two months ago, Al-Qaeda leadership contacted him again and directed him to set up Terror training bases in Manipur and Mizoram to radicalize youths so that they could fight against the Myanmar forces. He also had plans to facilitate Rohingyas’ entry from the “porous” Mizoram and Manipur border. He was provided with Bangladeshi identity and all the required documents. He was in Delhi-NCR for many days and he also tried to set up a base for al-Qaeda and recruit cadres for jihad. He further added that the local Al Qaeda cadre helped him in his endeavor in Delhi-NCR.

The Modi Government on September 18 filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on the issue concerning the deportation of Rohingya Muslims from India. The document stated that Rohingyas have links with the global terror outfit Islamic State as well as Pakistan’s spy agency ISI. It also states that terror-backing Rohingyas active in Jammu, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mewat. Furthermore, it is observed by the Centre that the Rohingyas have indulged in anti-national and illegal activities such as mobilizing funds through Hawala, procuring fake IDs, human trafficking and have involved in plots for a communal flare-up.

Manish Sharma