Centre firm on deporting Rohingyas, asks SC not to interfere
The Narendra Modi government on Monday told the Supreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims’ illegal immigration into India was illegal and their continued stay poses a serious security threat to the nation.
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Filing its response on the issue of deportation of Myanmar’s ethnic minority Muslim community from India, the Centre told the top court that it has intelligence inputs of links between many Rohingya Muslims and Pakistan’s ISI and the Islamic State.
The Centre said it had found that “many of the Rohingya figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve their ulterior motives in India, including that of flaring up communal and