MP Breaking: NIA, ATS arrest 11 persons of Hizb-Ut-Tahrir during raids in Bhopal, Chhindwara

MP Breaking: NIA, ATS arrest 11 persons of Hizb-Ut-Tahrir during raids in Bhopal, Chhindwara

10 of them were arrested from Bhopal's Bagh Umrao Dulha, Jawahar Colony and Bagh Farhat Afza.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, May 09, 2023, 05:47 PM IST
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The Madhya Pradesh ATS (Anti-Terror Squad), along with a team on NIA (National Investigation Agency), raided several locations of Bhopal and Chhindwara on wee hours of Tuesday morning and arrested 11 youths associated with radical Islamist group - Hizb-Ut-Tahrir.

As many as 10 of them were arrested from Bhopal's Bagh Umrao Dulha, Jawahar Colony and Bagh Farhat Afza. While one was held from Chhindwara.

The cops suspicious documents like provocative literature, cash, electronic gadgets including mobile phones during the raid.

More about Hizb-Ut-Tahrir

Hizb-Ut-Tahrir or HuT was founded in the then Jerusalem by an islamic scholar in 1953 with an aim to unite Muslims and implement Sharia globally.

Since then, Hizb ut-Tahrir has spread to over 50 countries, and has an estimated membership of one million. The radical Islamist group continue to be active in Western countries, including the UK, and Central Asian despite the ban. have a strong presence in Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Hizb-Ut-Tahrir, reportedly, organised a protest over 2008 Batla House encounter, alleging atrocities against Muslims.

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