Telangana Lok Sabha Elections

CONTROVERSIAL: "Telangana A Safe Haven For Terrorists," Says BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya Accusing KCR Government Of Not Taking Action Because Of AIMIM

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:


  • Sitting MP of Telangana's Secunderabad stated that the state government must form a special cell to investigate terrorism

In a contentious comment, the Secunderabad MP, Bandaru Dattatreya, of the BJP has alleged that Hyderabad is a 'safe haven for Islamic terrorists' and that police are unable to take stringent action because of K Chandrashekhar Rao-led TRS government and their ally Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM). 

Sitting MP of Telangana's Secunderabad stated that the state government must form a special cell to investifate 'these activities' 

He said, "In the recent investigations of the NIA in Hyderabad reveals that it is the safe haven for the Islamic terrorist activities. Many times, in and around the city, and in districts like Nalgonda, Adilabad, Karimnagar, large instance were prevailed." 

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"A large number of people and youth are being recruited only in Hyderabad. The TRS government should take it seriously because here the TRS government is alligned with the AIMIM party that is why the police are sometimes unable to take stern action. I demand that the state government forms a special cell under a DG or IG rank official for the investigation of these activities," the Secunderabad MP added. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently claimed that TRS president and Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) may be the ''driver of the car'' but the steering is actually controlled by AIMIM.

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) have worked together in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. All the 17 parliamentary seats in Telangana went to polls in a single phase on April 11.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday carried out searches in three places in Hyderabad and at one location in Maharashtra's Wardha district in connection with an ISIS module case. In 2016, the NIA had filed a chargesheet in the case and had named three persons as accused.The agency arrested four accused and recovered 13 mobile phones, 11 SIM cards, one iPad, two laptops, one external hard disk, six pen drives, six SD cards, three Kenwood Walkie Talkie sets and other incriminating material from their possession.