Burdwan blast suspect arrested in Jharkhand
NIA and Jharkhand police achieved a breakthrough in the Burdwan blast case when an alleged Jamat -ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist was arrested in Pakur district of Jharkhand.
Lal Mohammed alias Ibrahim Sheikh was wanted by NIA in connection with the October, 2014, bomb blast at Burdwan and was arrested on Saturday along with four crude bombs, a revolver and some ammunition, NIA claimed here.
A pen drive containing jihadi material and ideology of banned terror outfit JMB is also alleged to have been recovered from him, they added.
It was claimed that Mohammed was a close aide of Sheikh Rahamatullah alias Sajid Sheikh, the chief of JMB operations in India, and was taking charge of the functioning of the terror outfit after the latter’s arrest in November, 2014.
He is alleged to be running a terror camp inside a madrassa (religious school) in Mukimnagar area of Murshidabad district of West Bengal.