Shaheen Bagh organiser Sharjeel Imam is said to be a highly radicalised individual who wants to see India turn into an Islamic state, the Delhi police is said to have ascertained in its interrogation, ANI has reported.
Sharjeel Imam has also indirectly confirmed that he has indeed made statements demanding the separation of Assam from India after having admitted that no tampering has been done to his videos. He has also not showed any remorse over his arrest.
The Delhi Police is now also investigating Imam’s links with the Islamic Youth Organisation and radical Islamist organisation PFI. It is also probing his social media accounts for more details and has sent his videos to a forensic lab for examination.
Imam has been sent to a five day judicial custody of Delhi Police’s crime branch. Imam who wanted Assam cut-off from India was arrested on Tuesday (28 January) in Bihar’s Jahanabad by Delhi police.
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