After Hand Chop ; Islamic Court in Kerala implement Leg Chop

· Date:August 17, 2012

Leg-chopping: Cops suspect Islamic court role

The Kerala Police have got indications that Islamic courts could be existing in Kerala which, according to security experts who participated in a recent NIA conference, has emerged as the fountainhead of Islamist terror in the country.

In the remand report submitted in the First Class Judicial Magistrate court in Paravur near Kochi after the arrest of the first accused in the case pertaining to a leg-chopping incident on August 7, the police said the perpetrators, belonging to Islamist Popular Front of India (PFI), were people who wanted the reign of Islamic laws above the Indian Constitution.

The report was submitted in the court in connection with the remand of Shihab, PFI’s Paravur area secretary, who was first accused in the case relating to the heinous attack on hotelier Nasser Vaniyakkad on the morning of August 7. In a Taliban-model attack, the assailants hacked Nasser in the leg several times when he was returning home after performing Namaz at a mosque.

According to the police, the PFI activists involved in the attack on Nasser are people who would do anything for establishing supremacy of Islamic law. The accused believe in physically eliminating anybody opposed to their Islamist programmes. Shihab, who along with his brother Ayub had blocked Nasser to attack him, was arrested from Thrissur on August 11.

The first hints of the possible existence of Taliban-model Islamic courts had come out after the heinous attack on TJ Joseph, a college professor whose right hand was chopped off allegedly by PFI activists at Muvattupuzha as an act of revenge for preparing a test paper for students in which a question blasphemed Prophet Muhammad.

Reports then had said that the “Islamic courts” in different locations in Kerala used to settle property and family disputes. However, then Home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan had on July 27, 2010 said that religious heads used to involve in dispute-settling but there was no information on the existence of Taliban-model courts in the State.

The Islamists attempted to murder Nasser, a member of the local mosque committee, for campaigning against the organization and its methods leading to its loss of dominance in the mosque panel eight months ago. According to Nasser, he was attacked by a gang of seven masked men who had come on motorbikes.

The police have found that the PFI operatives had hatched a conspiracy to murder Nasser. Five persons have already been arrested in the case in which there are a total of 19 accused. According to the police, all those arrested so far are people with active in the Popular Front.

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  1. Sumesh Reply

    August 18, 2012 at 12:55 am

    Need of the hour is common civil code.

    Who are those “Muftis and Mullas” to over come judiciary ?
    BJP’s demand for a common civil code is more important than ever.
    What are the qualifications and credibilities of those “muftis and mullahs” ?. Knowledge in their Holy book alone can not find any solution to any of the existing problem facing by this nation or its people.
    Let them be human beings, before become Muslims. As the noted Islamic scholar and peace activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan mentioned in Time of India August 12th, “It is Mulsim tendency wherever they settle. They do this in every country; in Europe, they insist on wearing the burqua. According to me there are tow options to these migrants (Bangladeshis); either they go back to their homeland, or they find way to adjust with the locals in Assam. If you want to live here with honor, adopt the local culture”.
    But how many of the Muslims listen to these educated class. How these illegally infiltrated Bangladeshis attacked our men and women in uniforms in Mumbai and how they destroyed the “Amar Jawan” memorials, those who were carrying swords, guns and revolvers and roaming on the heart of Mumbai were not Indians, they occupied our land to destroy our culture and people. How long we can be a silent by stander ?

  2. Params Reply

    August 18, 2012 at 1:34 am

    Signs of things to come
    Hard Core Islamists are bent on setting up Taliban rule wherever they can. As far as India is concerned, they stand to gain advantage as they have the Govt backing them. More so in Kerala, where the League calls the shots. If things are not kept under check, and strict rules are not implement on a war footing, then the days are few before confrontation takes the next level.
    Hindus will not be spared, as they are on the lookout for any opportunity to crush Hinduism.

  3. Ravi Reply

    August 18, 2012 at 5:32 am

    not new
    This is not a new thing. They maybe knowing it since long. But both the socalled secular terrorist group ruling Kerala perhaps did not allow action. One of t is now accused same thing.

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