Kolkata: The three neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists, arrested in Kolkata, had been organising terror modules in West Bengal and should have hyperlinks with Al-Qaeda and Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI), police stated.
It’s suspected that they’ve associates in some districts of the state, a senior officer of the Particular Process Drive (STF) of the Kolkata Police stated on Tuesday.
“Preliminary interrogation revealed that the JMB operatives had been attempting to construct modules in West Bengal. These terrorists might have hyperlinks with terror teams Al-Qaeda and Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI). The paperwork seized from them point out this,” the officer stated.
The STF arrested JMB terrorists Najiur Rahman, Rabiul Islam and Sabir from Haridevpur space in south Kolkata on Sunday. They’re Bangladeshi nationals who had used solid paperwork to get a room on hire.
Their linkman, recognized as Salim Munshi, had used the id card of an unsuspecting aged man to organize a pretend id card for Najiur, the officer stated.
Najiur turned Jayram Byapari within the pretend id card and the aged man his father.
“Munshi had borrowed the id card from an previous man on the pretext that his brother was coming from Bangladesh and required a doc to get a licence to drive an auto- rickshaw,” the officer stated.
The three terrorists had come from Bangladesh to Kolkata a couple of months in the past and dwelling within the middle-class neighbourhood.
A number of paperwork, together with jihadi supplies, lists of prime JMB leaders and their associates in different terror teams, had been seized from their possession.
Plenty of JMB operatives, together with Indians, had been arrested in West Bengal prior to now few years.
The JMB, which carried out a terror assault at a well-liked cafe in Dhaka in 2016 wherein 22 folks, together with 17 foreigners, had been killed, is attempting to unfold its tentacles in India, the Nationwide Investigation Company had stated in 2019.
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