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Do not arrest anyone on allegations of radicalisation without proof, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Singh said he does not look at the terror outfit ISIS as a challenge as he believes that Muslims in India love their country
Rajnath Singh, UP CM Candidate, Union Home Minister

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday directed the op police officials of the country not to arrest or harass anyone for allegations of radicalisation without solid proof.

Talking to media after attending the three-day annual DGP conference in Hyderabad, the home minister said, “I have stated clearly that no innocent should be troubled and none of the offenders should be spared.”

However, Sigh directed the DGPs and IGPs to remain alert against attempt to radicalise youths through online and strengthen cyber security apparatus of states.

Singh also added that he does not look at the terror outfit ISIS as a challenge as he believes that Muslims in India love their country, PTI reported.

“I’m sure the threat of radicalisation by the Islamic State will not be an issue in our nation because people who follow Islam in India, love the country,” the Home Minister was quoted by ANI as saying.

Rajnath Singh had earlier said that the Indian youths influenced by ISSI have not been able to successful to carry out any terror attack in the country yet due to close coordination between state and central forces.

According to him, 67 youths, who were influenced by the ISIS, were arrested while planning to carry out terror attack in the country.

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