The activities of Muslim Armed Group in Eastern Province has increased. They have created the internal problems between Muslims. These groups are being funded by several Middle Eastern Countries, Extremist Organizations specially the State of Kuwait.
Governor Alavi Moulana said that the Muslim Armed groups which follow the Wahabi School of Islam operating in the East, are systematically wiping out traditional Suffi Muslims in the area. and attacked several Suffi Mosques and destroyed shrines.
Police had earlier launched several investigations into their operations. Some of them have been arrested and their weapons recovered. However they continue to operate in the East. Currently the State Intelligence Service (SIS) is probing the operations of the Muslim Armed groups in the East. Alavi Moulana further added that he will be taking this matter up with the President.
(Published at Vidivelli Tamil News Paper dated 31/12/2011)