GUWAHATI, Nov 28 - The State government is treating seriously the developments concerning the recent arrest of three ISIS-inspired operatives of Assam, who were planning to trigger a series of blasts in the State as well as in national capital Delhi, and the Assam Police is probing the matter to see if the trio had links with Bangladesh ISIS or any other jihadi outfits.
Stating this in a written reply to a question by legislators Pabindra Deka and Pradip Hazarika during zero hour today, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary today said that the plan of the jihadi members was first noticed by Delhi Police while monitoring social media.
�The matter was informed to Central intelligence agencies and it soon came to light that the members owing allegiance to ISIS were planning terrorist attacks in Assam during the Raas festival and also in Delhi after the Ayodhya verdict. Later, a joint team of Delhi Police and Assam Police arrested them in Goalpara,� he said.
Patowary added that the case was being probed by a police officer in the rank of DSP.