Telangana state has sharply reacted to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and party in-charge for Telangana State, Digvijaya Singh’s comments. In a series of tweets on May 1, Digvijaya has raised questions about the credibility of the state police by accusing them of creating fake ISIS site. He also charged them of radicalising Muslim youths and encouraging them to join the Islamic State.
The 70-year-old politician’s tweets have sparked a row as both Telangana police and IT minister K T Rama Rao in Telangana has reacted sharply to the allegations.
“Telangana police has set up a bogus ISIS site which is radicalising Muslim youth and encouraging them to become ISIS Modules” he tweeted.
“it was on their information that MP police arrested accused responsible for the bomb blast in train in Shajapur District of MP,” he added
Telangana Police has set up a bogus ISIS site which is radicalising Muslim Youths and encouraging them to become ISIS Modules.
— digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) May 1, 2017
The issue is whether Telangana Police should be trapping Muslim Youths in becoming ISIS modules by posting inflammatory information? — digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) May 1, 2017
It also resulted in Saifullaha encounter in Kanpur the same day. — digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) May 1, 2017
Is It Ethical ? Is it Moral ? Has KCR authorised Telangana Police to trap Muslim Youths and encourage them to join ISIS ? — digvijaya singh (@digvijaya_28) May 1, 2017 Within an hour IT minister K T Rama Rao reacted to the allegations mad eby the senior Congress leader. “Most irresponsible & reprehensible thing coming from a former CM. Request you to withdraw these comments unconditionally or provide evidence,” he tweeted.
Anurag Sharma, Telangana State police chief also criticised the former CM.
Unfounded allegations from a senior responsible leader will lower the morale and image of Police engaged in fighting anti-national forces https://t.co/vzR8dfVldc — DGP TELANGANA POLICE (@TelanganaDGP) May 1, 2017