Saturday, December 6, 2008

"Counter-insurgency police officer" arrested for aiding Mumbai jihadists

A man with his face covered, identified by the police as Tauseef Rahman appears at a court in Calcutta, India, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008.


Maybe he was on an undercover mission. Or maybe he holds to the same religious doctrine and political ideology as those of the jihadists. Did anyone try to find that out about him at any point? Or would that have been "Islamophobic"?

"Undercover officer among 2 men arrested for allegedly aiding Mumbai attackers," from AP, December 6 (thanks to Josephine):

SRINAGAR, India - Security officials say one of two Indians arrested for illegally buying mobile phone cards used by the gunmen in the Mumbai attacks is a counter-insurgency police officer.

A senior police official in Indian Kashmir says the man is part of a semiofficial counter-insurgency network whose members are usually drawn from among former militants.

The official says the man - identified as Mukhtar Ahmed - may have been on an undercover mission.

The official says Ahmed is being held by Calcutta police....

Posted by Robert [Spencer of] at December 6, 2008 2:57 PM


also see
Mumbai Intel

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