Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh banned as terrorist outfit: Home Ministry

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 May 2019, 08:21 PM
The home ministry said the outfit has committed acts of terrorism.
The home ministry said the outfit has committed acts of terrorism.

Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday declared Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen India or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Hindustan as banned outfit.

In a notification, the home ministry said the outfit has committed acts of terrorism, promoted acts of terrorism and has been engaged in radicalisation and recruitment of youths for terrorist activities in India.    

"In the 1st Schedule to the said Act, the following entries shall be inserted, namely- Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen India or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Hindustan and all its manifestations," reported ANI.

Therefore, the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen India or Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Hindustan and all its manifestations have been inserted in the First Schedule to the  Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, the notification said.    

The listing under the First Schedule of the UAPA means the outfit is now a banned organisation in India, a home ministry official said. 

First Published: Friday, May 24, 2019 07:05 PM
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