Armyman For 30 Years, Mohd Azmal Haque Is Now Accused Of Being An Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant


Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant

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Mohd Azmal Haque retired from the military as a Junior Commissioned Officer final yr.

Guwahati:  After serving the Military for 30 years, a retired soldier has been accused of being an unlawful migrant from Bangladesh and a case has been registered in opposition to him by the Assam police. The foreigners’ tribunal will hear the matter on October 13.Mohd Azmal Haque – who lives in Chayyagaon, 70 km from state capital Guwahati — retired as a Junior Commissioned Officer final yr. “I’m very unhappy, I cried quite a bit. My soul is damaged… After 30 years of service I’ve to face such insult,” Mr Haque advised ZariNews. “If I had been an unlawful Bangladeshi, how might I serve the Indian military?”

He mentioned a police verification is obligatory when anybody joins the military. The verification was performed in his case as effectively.  

Infiltration from Bangladesh is a delicate problem in Assam. The state, which had six Muslim-majority districts in 2001, had 9 inside a decade.

Final yr, the BJP got here to energy within the state with a key promise of ending unlawful immigration by sealing the 262-km-long porous border.

However locals allege there have been a number of instances during which Indian nationals have been harassed.

Mr Haque mentioned in 2012, his spouse Mumtaz Begum additionally confronted comparable allegations. On the time, the couple needed to current paperwork to show their citizenship. “We produced all paperwork on the tribunal court docket that point…  they declared her a correct Indian citizen,” he mentioned.This incident has triggered sharp response in social media.


“I tear in Assam police. Very very shameful act , how they’re insulting a patriot soldier and a retd junior commissioned officer of the Indian Military. Anyone can think about how the widespread folks of the state struggling!!!!” learn one other tweet.The Assam police has not been obtainable for remark.

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