Students at Al Qaeda suspect Rehman’s Madrasa leave for home1

Students at Al Qaeda suspect Rehman’s Madrasa leave for home

Police seized three bank accounts of the Al Qaeda terror suspect to probe the money linkage. It has also formed teams, which will move Jharkhand and Delhi to garner further information about terrorist

BHUBANESWAR: The Cuttack district administration on Saturday handed over the children staying at the suspected Al Qaeda terrorist Abdul Rehman’s Madrasa to their guardians in the presence of police.

Rehman, who was arrested on Tuesday night from Jagatpur area in Cuttack, for his alleged links with Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), a terror outfit, was running a Madrasa at Tangi area.Students at Al Qaeda suspect Rehman’s Madrasa leave for home

Around 60 from Jharkhand were studying in the Islamic seminary while some others were from Odisha. The administration ordered to vacate the institute after enquiring into its legality.

Earlier, the Cuttack district Child Welfare Committee during its inspection to the Madrasa after the arrest of Rehman found that minor boys were forced to live in inhuman and unhygienic conditions at the Madrasa.

The children were kept illegally at the Madrasa and were not even provided basic living facilities.

It reportedly found that out of the 72 children, at least 12 were suffering from chicken pox while15 kids were suffering from eczema and other skin related diseases.

Meanwhile, two teachers of the Madrasa have been interrogated by police at Jagatpur police station.

Meanwhile, the commissionerate police seized three bank accounts of Rehman that includes two Canara bank and one SBI accounts to examine the money trail of the terrorist.

Police Commissioner RP Sharma said, “One team of the Commissionerate Police will leave for Jharkhand tomorrow while another team will go to Delhi Special Cell.”