A suspected Islamic State supporter in Kerala, who wrote a blog post in April issuing death threats to rationalists belonging to a particular Facebook group, has now come out with a new blog article announcing commitment to the IS and its self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
According to reports, police in Kerala are on intensive hunt for the anonymous blogger. It has reportedly been found that the blogger does not have any organisational links with the IS.
The new post, with a title promising to show the way to jihad, appeared on the blogmuhajir2015.wordpress.com on May 3. The post begins by saying that, in India, this is the auspicious time for jihad.
It attacks the Panakkad Syed Sadiq Ali Shihab Thangal, the Malappuram district president of IUML, for his close associations with people of other faiths and alleges that the Thangal family had misused the legacy of its descent from the Prophet.
It says that khilafat can be achieved only through blood shed. â€śThe relation between a Muslim and a non-Muslim is of war,â€ť the article claims.
It also urges Muslims not to abide by the Indian Constitution.
The blog further lashes out at the Jamaat and Maudoodi groups and claims that they are not pure. It also says, â€śThe camp of Kafirs (non-Muslims) will be destroyed soon.â€ť
The post further urges Muslims to return to jihad or â€śquit Muslim religionâ€ť.
Other posts on the blog reproduce propaganda videos of the IS as well as translations of speeches by al-Baghdadi.