Iran today announced the capture of Abdul Malak Rigi, leader of terrorist group Jundallah.
Abdul Malak Rigi was seen at an American base a day earlier and on his person he was carrying a passport issued by the U.S.
Iran has long claimed that Jundallah was backed by the United States as part of an ongoing proxy war meant to pressure the Islamic Republic. Iran’s Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi showed a photo of Abdulmalak Rigi on state television and said it was taken at the “headquarters of Americans in Afghanistan” 24 hours before his capture. Moslehi also showed an identity card and passport purporting to belong to Rigi that he said were issued by the U.S.
“We warn the U.S and British intelligence services that they should stop underwriting terrorists, we have strong evidence proving Abdulmalak Rigi was enjoying support from U.S., England and some other European countries.”
In 2007, ABC News revealed in a programme titled “The Secret War Against Iran” that a Pakistani group called the Jundullah has been “encouraged and advised by American officials since 2005.” The report also revealed that the US officials had ordered Jundullah to ‘stage deadly guerrilla raids inside the Islamic Republic, kidnap Iranian officials and execute them on camera’, all as part of a ‘programmatic objective to overthrow the Iranian government’.
A 2007 Sunday Telegraph report revealed that the CIA had created Jundullah to achieve ‘regime change in Iran’. The report said it was the very same US intelligence outfit that had tried to destabilise Iran by ‘supplying arms-length support’ and ‘money and weapons’ to Jundullah.
Former Pakistan Army Chief General Mirza Aslam Baig has said that the United States is providing training facilities to the people of Jundallah, in Balochistan so that these people could create unrest in the area and affect Iran-Pakistan relations.
Devlin Buckley, at The American Monitor, on 25 April 2007, pointed out that Jundullah was also linked to the Liquid Air Bomb Plot of 2006.
Both U.S. and British officials have claimed that the boss of the Jundullah is Matiur Rehman.
Rehman is reportedly a member of Al CIAda and was reportedly involved in the liquid bomb plot.
Abdul Hamid Rigi, second in command of Jundullah and brother of it’s captured leader Abdul Malak, has previously stated that:
“Since 1382 (2003), Jundullah members have been involved in fifty to sixty terrorist operations, including mass murder, hostage takings, bombings, raids, car thefts, and other acts of sabotage against civilians and the government.”
Jundullah leader Abdulmalik Rigi received $100,000 from US operatives to fuel sectarianism in Iran in just one of their meetings, his brother has said.
“My brother Abdulmalik met several times with US forces in Pakistan, I myself took part in one of those meetings, where we discussed recruitment, training, infiltrating Iran and methods of inflaming Sunni-Shia sectarianism for three hours. In that meeting, the Americans gave my brother $100,000”
Abdulhamid also said that during the meeting in question, his brother had asked for computer and satellite equipment, which he used to recruit young Sunni Baluchies. According to Jundullah’s former number two, young men were attracted to the group because it sought to portray itself as an Islamic and Jihadist movement.
Abdulmalik Rigi admitted during an interview with a US-based satellite TV station that his group collaborated with another anti-Iranian terrorist group, the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO).
“They (MKO) inform us about the regime’s activities in our areas of operations and let us know of the regime’s forces in these districts and send us most of the intelligence of our interest by email and messages”
The MKO is listed as a terrorist organization by the US, Iran, and Iraq. Nevertheless, the US government has still not classified Jundullah as a proscribed terrorist organisation.
The US & UK at the behest of their client, Israel, has been trying desperately to effect regime change in Iran, under the pretext of Iran’s nuclear aims.
They tried the “Dove” tactics of undermining the elections in Iran and supporting the opposition to rally, while at the same time supporting a corrupted election so their puppet in Afghanistan could get a second term.
When the “Doves” fail, it’s always left to the “Jackals” to get the job done. There have been several cases of “American or western hitchikers” being arrested in Iran, which should be read as black op agents operating clandestinely for a foreign intelligence agency.