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On the day Salima Memcha Moijing was scheduled to give her statement to the Criminal Investigation Department in her husband’s case, paramilitary and state police personnel barged in and vandalized her home and threatened her. The 38-year-old widow lost her husband, Md Fajiruddin Moijing, 45, allegedly in an encounter with a combined security team of 33 Assam Rifles and Manipur Police Commandos on January of 2010. What was distinct in the case was the fact that her husband’s lifeless body was found clothed with an oversized camouflage trouser and a jacket that did not belong to him. His acquired clothing did not bear any bullet holes on them despite Fajiruddin having succumbed to 10 bullet wounds.

Similar was the fate of Sagolsem Menjor Singh. Manipur Police personnel came to ‘arrest’ Menjor Singh from his Mayang Imphal residence on 8th January 2018. He escaped the ‘arrest’ being away at that time. Later police source known to Menjor informed him that there was no official arrest warrant issued against him. Menjor has been seeking justice since his only son was killed in an alleged extra judicial execution in 2009.

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The export of terror from pollbound Bangladesh to West Bengal, the Seven Sister Zone and Sikkim has emerged as a major concern for the security of India. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said that the infiltration of pro- Islamic State Mujahideens, arms smugglers and drug peddlers in India through the 4,096 km Indo-Bangladesh border is jeopardizing the national security in its entirety. Though the entire India is in risk as the Bangladeshi Mujahideens are setting up their arms training camps, recruiting Indian Muslims as fighters and establishing clandestine bases dotting across India, Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar are particularly under the scanner. In fact, a real-time risk now is looming large as the Sheikh Hasina Government has launched a massive crackdown on the Islamic terrorists who wants to oust her government and establish a Sharia-based Islamic rule in Bangladesh. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has so far killed over 162 frontal operators of pro-Jihad militant outfits. The RAB has been given a free hand to kill in encounters the Jihadi fighters. These fighters are meant to carry out killing operations and causing subversive activities both in India and Bangladesh. To exemplify, they plotted earlier this year to kill the Dalai Lama, supreme spiritual Guru of Buddhists. The NIA has already warned West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand about the possible escalation of operation by these fighters in near future.

These Jihadi fighters also tried to kill Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, over 19-times since she came to power. Now these Jihadi fighters are fleeing to Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar to save their lives. Living in Bangladesh may mean their encounter killing by the RAB. The RAB has so far busted over 362 safe havens, camps, hiding places and dens of these Jihadi fighters. Naturally, they have nowhere else go to but these states dotting India.

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