In a first, Muslims raze ‘al Qaida-linked’ madrassa in Assam

Members of the minority community demolished a madrassa in Assam’s Goalpara on Tuesday after finding that a teacher of the seminary was arrested for alleged links with al-Qaida and two more were o n the run. This was the fourth madrassa to be razed following a state government crackdown against Islamic seminaries that have, according to authorities, become hubs of jihadi elements owing a llegiance to international terrorist groups like al-Qaida.