“Karnataka seeks Interpol help to get terror suspects”

October 31, 2012

Gulf Times on October 29, 2012 released the following:

“Police in Karnataka are seeking the help of Interpol to extradite from Saudi Arabia three terror suspects wanted for their alleged role in planning to attack politicians, religious heads and journalists in the state, a senior police official said yesterday.

“We are in the process of approaching the Interpol to issue Red Corner notices against the three suspects, including one from Hyderabad, as we have secured non-bailable warrants against them from a local court here,” the official said on the condition of anonymity.

The three are Mohamed Abdul Majeed, 47, Usman Ghani 32, and Mohamed Shaheed Faisal, 27, who are currently in the kingdom.

Majeed’s younger brothers Mohamed Abdul Shaheed and Mohamed Shaheed Faisal were killed in Pakistan in August 2007 for being involved in terror activities.

“We have requested the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to issue the Interpol Red Corner notices to extradite the three men from Saudi Arabia. We want to interrogate them for their alleged links with 18 other terror suspects who were arrested between August 29 and September 3 for allegedly plotting to assassinate some prominent politicians, senior journalists and religious leaders in the state,” the official said.

Among the terror suspects, 12 were arrested in Bangalore, two from Hubli, about 410km from here, two from Hyderabad and four from Nanded in Maharashtra.

“The interrogation of the terror suspects revealed that the trio was involved in hiring activists of the banned Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) outfit for carrying out terror attacks in the state,” the official added.

“The two youths from Hubli were sent to Pakistan in December 2011 for training and joining the terror elements of Afghanistan such as the Taliban,” the official said.

Ghani, a doctor from Bangalore, was allegedly detained on October 8 in Riyadh by Saudi police at the behest of the Indian government and on the advice of the state police, according to his mother here.

Ghani went to Saudi Arabia in late 2008 to join the National Guard military hospital in Riyadh as an anaesthetist after working for three years at St John’s hospital and three months at Apollo hospital in Bangalore. He also worked earlier at Seventh Day Adventist Hospital at Ottapalam in Kerala for 10 months.

Faisal, alias Zakeer, and Majeed alias Ustad however, had no previous police record.

A Red Corner notice has already been issued against the fourth person named Farhatullah Ghori, 49, from Hyderabad for allegedly sending two of the recruited youth to Pakistan for training in carrying out terror acts in the country.”

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Police Seek Interpol’s Help to Issue Red-Corner Notices (Red Notice)

October 29, 2012

The Times of India on October 29, 2012 released the following:

Cops turn to Interpol for 3 suspects

BANGALORE: Police have sought the help of Interpol to issue red-corner notices for three terror suspects allegedly involved with the terror modules busted in August-September.

The suspects are believed to be in Saudi Arabia, police said. In fact, one of them has been detained by Saudi authorities , they added.

B Dayananda, joint commissioner of police (east) and in charge of the central crime branch which is probing the terror modules, confirmed that police were in the process of getting the red-corner notices issued against the suspects.

CBI told to issue alert notice

The city police have asked the CBI to issue red-corner notices for interrogating the three suspects – Mohammad Abdul Majeed, 47; Usman Ghani, 32; and Mohammad Shaheed Faisal, 27 – who were allegedly involved with the terror cells busted in August-September.

“We have asked the CBI to issue red-corner notices for interrogating these men,” said B Dayananda, joint commissioner of police (east) and in charge of the central crime branch, which is investigating the busted terror modules. The CBI is the representative body of the Interpol, as the International Criminal Police Organization, based in Lyon, France, is known.

Police sources said they have already obtained nonbailable warrants against these men from a Bangalore court.

The three men are suspected to have been allegedly indoctrinated most of the 14 suspects arrested in Hubli and Bangalore, said sources. The men were planning to target a few prominent individuals in the state. The name of one of the three absconding men, Mohammad Shaheed Faisal, had prominently figured during the interrogations of the arrested suspects.

Faisal, known by other aliases like Zaheed, Ustaad and Commander, was believed to have spoken to the 14 suspects on their recruitment and briefed them on the plots they had to execute. He is also believed to have given them two guns. Ghani is said to be in the custody of Saudi police.”

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India to seek more teeth for Interpol at Rome meet

October 20, 2012

The Times of India on October 20, 2012 released the following:

By: Vishwa Mohan, TNN

“NEW DELHI: With the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and his ilk in mind, India will ask Interpol member countries to make the global police body more effective in terms of honouring pending Red Corner Notices (RCNs) against fugitives, including terrorists.

India’s demand and concerns will be articulated by the home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who will attend the Interpol General Assembly session to be held in Rome from November 5 to 8.

Hafiz Saaed alias Syed Hafiz Saab has not only been roaming free in full public view in Pakistan ever since the Interpol Notice was issued against him at India’s behest in 2009, but also been provided security by state authorities within the country.

“Saeed’s case makes a mockery of the RCN system which expects a member country to put the fugitive under arrest. It, therefore, prompts New Delhi to flag the issue at the gathering in Rome, seeking more power for the international police body,” said an official, who is engaged in finalizing details of Shinde’s visit.

Shinde is proposed to seek more teeth for the global police body in the ministerial meeting, which is to be part of the Interpol’s 81st General Assembly.

The matter, besides other issues including concerns over cyber crime and circulation\printing of fake currency notes, will be highlighted during the General Assembly meetings by the Indian delegation, consisting of senior officers of home ministry and CBI.

At present, the Interpol has 190 member countries, including Pakistan. Justice, security and home ministers from over 100 countries will participate in the General Assembly which is to be opened, for the first time, with a ministerial meeting.

Though over 160 Interpol RCNs are pending against fugitives wanted by Indian law enforcement agencies, New Delhi is specifically concerned about over 45 terrorists who are suspected to be holed up in Pakistan. Besides Saeed, the list includes 1993 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Dawood Ibrahim, hijackers of IC-814 flight, members of Indian Mujahideen, LeT and Khalistani terrorist groups.

Those who are not in public view may give Pakistan a benefit of doubt as the country never accepts their presence within its territory. “But, the presence of Saeed marks the ineffectiveness of the Interpol institutional arrangement where majority of the member countries consider Red Corner Notice to be a valid request for provisional arrest,” added the official.

Case of four Iranians, wanted in connection with the February 13 bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat’s car here, is also a concern for Indian agencies that had got RCNs issued against them in March.

Though Tehran has promised New Delhi to cooperate in the probe, Indian agencies are skeptical of Iran’s effort to trace four of its nationals. These four suspects are: Mohammadreza Abolghashemi, Houshang Afshar Irani, Seyed Ali Mahdiansadr and Masoud Sedaghatzadeh.”

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