Aseemanand – The MasterMind behind Makkah Masjid Bomb
Andhra Pradesh government has set a commendable example by tendering an apology to the Muslim community for falsely involving around 70 Muslim youths in Makkah Masjid blast case. It has further accepted the guilt of police by giving compensation of Rs. 3 lakh each to 15 victims and Rs. 20,000 each to 46 victims who were falsely accused, tortured and made to confess under duress their uncommitted crimes and dragged to courts of law.
The Hindu editorial of October 15, 2007, titled “Challenge of Islamic terror”, the editorial begins as follows: “Investigative leads point to the Harkat ul-Jihadi-e-Islami (HUJI), the Islamist organisation behind the Mecca Masjid attack in Hyderabad, as being behind the terrorist strike at the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer….Investigators have been able to establish that many of these attacks were carried out by Islamist terror groups such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Jaish-e-Mohammad, and the HUJI…”