Kerala has been witnessing several incidents in which Hindu leaders have been targeted. Several members of the RSS and the BJP have been killed in political violence. In this backdrop the National Investigation Agency has learnt that a module inspired by the Islamic State had planned on wreck havoc and kill Hindu leaders in Kerala.
The details came up during the interrogations of Moinudheen Parakadavath, a resident of Kasargod. He was arrested for allegedly helping 22 persons leave the country and join the IS in Afghanistan. He said during his questioning that several Hindu leaders were under their radar. He gave a specific reference to an event held in Kochi last year where Rahul Eashwar was the speaker(ONE INDIA,2017)