AFSPA gives additional power to security forces to establish peace

AFSPA gives additional power to security forces to establish peace

After the accidental killing of 13 civilians at the hands of security forces in Nagaland, the voice of withdrawal of AFSPA has started again in the Northeast. The Chief Ministers of Meghalaya and Nagaland have also demanded the abolition of AFSPA. Taking suo motu cognizance of the incident, the state police registered a case against the 21st Para Special Force. The charges of murder, attempt to murder and criminal act have been made in the complaint lodged at Tijit police station. At the same time, many security experts consider this law necessary for peacekeeping. In such a situation it is important to understand what is AFSPA and why it has been implemented?

Implemented 63 years ago: In order to establish peace in the northeastern states of Assam and Manipur, Parliament had decided to implement the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in 1958. Two decades later, it was made effective in all the seven states of the Northeast. At present it is effective in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur. It has also been implemented in some districts of Arunachal Pradesh.

Right to arrest without warrant and use force on suspicion: Under this law, when the government declares a part to be disturbed, under AFSPA, officers above a certain rank in the armed forces have the right to use force after warning. Is. It has also been given the power to arrest without warrant on the basis of suspicion and to raid any place. Armed forces can also demolish any house from where there is an attack or there is any such possibility. AFSPA also protects security personnel from legal proceedings without the approval of the central government.

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Pakistan connection of IED found in Ghazipur mandi, delivery of explosives to India through drug smugglers

Pakistan connection of IED found in Ghazipur mandi, delivery of explosives to India through drug smugglers

An RDX-packed Improvised Explosive Device ( IED) bomb was found in Delhi 's Ghazipur Mandi on Friday. After this Delhi Police started investigating the matter. At the same time, now the police investigation has given some sensational information from intelligence reports, which is quite surprising. Actually, there have been indications that Pakistan is sending IEDs to India by making drugs sent through land and sea routes.

According to the report of Hindustan Times , it has been learned that the bomb planted in Ghazipur Mandi was to explode at one hour and eight minutes. However, it is not yet known how many consignments of bombs have been sent to India. But the Punjab Police alone has seized 20 IEDs, 5-6 kg of ID and 100 grenades. Terrorists present in Pakistan have been asked to prepare more IEDs and tiffin bombs for blasts in electoral states like Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi apart from Punjab.

The motive is to spread communal panic

According to security agencies, cross-border drug smugglers dealing in Afghan heroin and opium have been tasked to transport IEDs to India through drones and sea-going vessels. A senior official said, "Consignments of IEDs with drug money are still coming to India with the aim of spreading communal panic after a major incident." 26/11 accused and Pakistan-origin Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Coleman Headley had disclosed to the NIA that Pakistani terrorists use drug money to fund the attacks.

Explosives were kept with bicycle bearings and nails

The fact is that if the PCR of Delhi Police had not shown promptness in the Ghazipur case, many innocent people would have been killed in the blast. At the same time, an atmosphere of uncertainty would have arisen in the capital. The explosives were housed inside a steel tiffin with cycle bearings and nails, which when exploded would have killed people in the form of deadly pellets. The bomb was designed in such a way that the RDX would form a main charge with ammonium nitrate and fuel oil, which would act as a secondary charge for the blast.

The Indian Mujahideen's signature move was the tiffin bomb

In the past decade, tiffin bombs were the signature move of the Pakistan-sponsored Indian Mujahideen terrorist group. They were used in the 2005 Sarojini Nagar and Paharganj Bazar blasts. The same device was used by the terrorist organization in the blasts in Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Haldwani, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Hundreds of innocent people were killed across the border in blasts carried out by radicalized local terrorists at the behest of their masters.

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