Back in Hyderabad after Supreme Court (SC) released him on bail, Maulana Naseeruddin while speaking to the media outside the airport
said he was falsely implicated by the Gujarat police. He also said
injustice had been meted to him.
"Mere saath naa insafi hui hai" is
what Maulana Naseeruddin, allegedly having links with some
Pakistan-based terror groups and also an accused in the killing of
former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya, said soon after he
arrived at the Shamshabad airport from Sabarmati jail in Ahmedabad
Maulana Naseeruddin, president of
Tahreek- Tahffuze-Sharia-e-Islam (TTSI) was released on bail by
the Supreme Court on Sepetmber 4. He was arrested by a Gujarat
police team in October 2004 and since then he was languishing in
Sabarmati jail in Ahmedabad.
The Hyderabad city police and the
Intelligence sleuths kept a close watch ever since he arrived at the
Shamshabad airport this evening till he reached his residence at
Jeevan Yar Jung colony in the sensitive Saidabad area.
After landing at Shamshabad, he along
with 30-odd supporters drove straight to Saidabad and offered
prayers in a mosque. He later paid condolences to Mujahid Saleem,
who was killed in police firing at DGP’s office, at his grave in
Speaking to reporters, Maulana
Naseeruddin alleged that he was falsely implicated by the Gujarat
“The chargesheet against me states
that my speeches have influenced the youngsters (in the killing).
They would have booked cases against me under relevant Sections of
law. Instead they invoked Prevention of Terrorist Activities (POTA)
on me,” he said.
Claiming that he was never been to
Gujarat, Naseeruddin asked, “How could have he conspired the murder
by staying here in the city?”
Maulana Naseeruddin said that three of
his sons were also falsely implicated and imprisoned.
His son, Raziuddin Nasir who was
arrested by the police last year, after he allegedly underwent
training in Pakistan Administered Kashmir is presently in Bangalore
Maulana Naseeruddin was an accused in
a conspiracy to trigger bomb blasts across Hyderabad during the
Ganesh immersion procession way back in 1998. The police had then
arrested a Pakistani national and alleged ISI agent, Saleem Junaid,
who had sneaked into the country for the purpose. About 20 kg RDX
was seized from him.
“Maulana Naseeruddin provided
logistical support to Junaid. He provided fake documents for Junaid,
facilitated shelter and also got Junaid married to a local girl,’’
police sources said. However, Maulana Naseeruddin was acquitted in
The 59-year-old Maulana Naseeruddin
has also been named as an accused in the violence that erupted
before the DGPs office in 2004. Scores of Muslim youth tried to
‘free’ Maulana Naseeruddin from the custody of Gujarat police when
they opened fire which resulted in the killing of a youth, Mujahid
The police had also named Maulana
Naseeruddin as an accused in the Ganesh temple blast conspiracy
Earlier, the police had also picked up
Maulana Naseeruddin second son Jaber, a third-year engineering
student on charges of conspiracy.
Cases were also registered against the
womenfolk in his family after they gate-crashed into Saidabad police
station, attacked policemen and ransacked the premises following the
arrest of one person.
Though speculations were rife that
Maulana Naseeruddin would be arrested the moment he would arrive in
the city, police dismissed the same. Sources said that a tight vigil
is being kept over his house and in the locality. Maulana
Naseeruddin, known for his high-voltage speeches, also runs a
Madarasa in the old city.