Janood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind / Army of Caliph of India (Islamic State India/ ISI / ISISI)

AffiliationsJanood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind, or the Caliph's Army of India is an affiliate of Ansar-ut Tawhid fi Bilad al-Hind (AuT), a splinter group of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) as a result of rifts between the Bhatkal brothers (Iqbal, Riyaz and Yasin) who founded the IM and the Armars (Sultan and Shafi). Bangalore 14The affiliate was created primarily as a manner of concealing cell activities from Indian intelligence agencies. However, a 14 member cell of Janood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind active since April 2015 was arrested in January 2016. The goal was to create a Wilayat Hind.Image: April 2016 Bangalore Take Down locationSultan and Shafi ArmarPrior to his death, Sultan Armar was declared the leader of AuT/Janood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014. Shafi Armar then deputy became the group leader and chief commander from Syria, reportedly in Raqqa province.  Shafi Armar was killed on 23 April 2016 in a US strike in Syria.24 April 2016 Mohammad Shafi Ar mar, the…

Janood-ul-Khalifa-e-Hind / Army of Caliph of India (Islamic State India/ ISI / ISISI) is a group formed c. 2015.
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