With Kerala yet to recover from the shock of Terror Export of 300-odd Malayali Muslim youth to Kashmir and PoK and their training at Lashkar and Hizbul camps, comes the chilling report of ISI-LeT links with LTTE and their possible next targets?Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The entire coastal areas of Kerala and Tamil Nadu are under the control of Muslims, as Hindu fishermen have been systematically eliminated. The Marad Carnage in Kozhikode in 2003 in which eight Hindu fishermen were killed is the nearest glowing example. While in the seventies and eighties, they were the hub of gold and electronics smuggling, it has now shifted to drugs and arms. The Kerala-Tamil Nadu coast and Sri Lankan route is used by the Drug-Mafia for shifting drug raw material (poppy) from largest producer Afghanistan to the processing factories in Central Asia. There are also Russian intelligence reports suggesting that Dawood Ibrahim is behind this and he has become the emperor of the vast drug-trafficking empire.
The LTTE and its Supreme Prabhakaran have been surviving for the past 25 years on drug money. They get arms in exchange of transfer and safe passage of drug laden ships and boats. Although there were reports of LeT'slink with LTTE in early nineties, there are now FBI confirmations for visit of LTTE top brass to Kabul. A cornered LTTE, which is fighting a losing battle with the Sri Lankan Army, is looking to the ISI-Al-Queda-LeT for weapons.
There is an active smuggling link in the Kerala-TN Coast and Sri Lankan waters. Out of the two lakh odd fishing boats which venture into sea daily, more than 60 per cent cross the Indian waters and supply food, medicines, diesel, kerosene, batteries, etc. to the LTTE. The LTTE is now surving on supplies from Kerala-Tamil Nadu coast.
Just little the Gujarat?Pak sea route, which was used by jehadis in Mumbai, there are intelligence inputs that the Kerala?Tamil Nadu coastal route with Sri Lanka may be used by ISI-LeT to launch attacks in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Just like Dawood'smen, who guided the Pak jehadis with vehicles, inputs on locations to be targeted, there are sleeper cells of LeT like NDF, PDP, ex-SIMI to extend whole-hearted welcome.
Unmindful of the grave threat, which the LeT stooges like NDF, PDP etc. pose, the CPM regime is doing nothing to rein in them, obviously, for vote-bank politics. Despite clear evidence of hand of NDF and PDP in the terror export to Kashmir, it has refused to ban them. Most of the Muslims arrested in the case have been out on bail, since they have been booked on minor offences. Despite proven evidence of NDF'sand Madham'slink with Nazeer-Sainudeen-Abdul Jabbar gang (kingpins in terror export), they have not been arrested. Sainudeen, a top jehadi of Indian Mujahideen (IM), was the electronics expert who simulated the mirco chips and integrated circuits used in the Gujarat, Delhi and Jaipur blasts. Also training manuals of the LeT used in PoK camps, have been found in several houses of PDP and NDF cadres. There are also reports that just like in Wagamon, where IM trained terrorists, before Gujarat blasts, training is going on in several Kerala mosques and the Noorisha Traiqa centre in Hyderabad.
The Muslim League, which is in alliance with the Congress, has patched up with the NDF, thanks to its secretary Kunhalikutty. Kunhalikutty had opposed CBI probe into Marad carnage owing to the unholy ML-NDF nexus.
The BJP has demanded ban on NDF and PDP in the wake of clinching evidences mounting against them every day. But unmindful of the grave threat, both the CPM and Congress are playing Muslim vote bank cards for victory in 2009 Lok Sabha polls.