Terror witch hunt begins in Hyd, Muslim youths being detained

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter,

Hyderabad: The apprehensions of possible revival of terror witch hunt in Hyderabad after the twin blasts on February 21 have come true. East zone task force team under the garb of special investigation team has started detaining and calling for questioning Muslim youths at their stations in the name of blast investigation.

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At least five persons have been detained or interrogated so far.

On February 23 Arshed Khan, a Mecca Masjid blast conspiracy case acquittal was called in Malakpet police station and questioned for three hours. Another youth Abdul Kareem was called and questioned in the same manner.

At least five persons have been detained or questioned so far by the police.

Abdul Raheem, another terror acquittal was called by police yesterday, when he refused to oblige to the police order he was today detained by the police.

Another youth Mohammed Azmath, MIM activist from Malakpet constituency, is also being detained along with another youth Mohammed Rayees, who is also a terror acquittal.

Dr. Ibrahim Ali Junaid complained that task force police Sub-Inspector Madhusudhan Reddy is continuously calling him and asking him to meet police under Chandrayangutta flyover, near his house at Hafiz Baba nagar. Dr. Junaid refused police calls, and asked police to question him in proper legal manner by providing prior notice for interrogation.

All the above youths, were awarded compensation and ‘good character’ certificate by the government as an act of repentance for implicating them in false cases in connection with Mecca Masjid blast case and other such cases.

Dr. Ibrahim Ali Junaid describes this police behavior as unnecessary mental torture.

Meanwhile, two Muslim youths detained in connection by the SIT has been now shifted to Osmania University Police station.

Those two youths are Mohammed Rayees (earlier acquitted in Mecca Masjid blasts conspiracy case, and awarded compensation and character certificate by Government), other is Mohammed Azmath (MIM activist from Malakpet constituency).

Rayees’s brother Aslam informed TCN that his brother told him on the phone that scores of Muslim youths detained from different parts of Hyderabad is now shifted to OUPS by the SIT.