New Delhi, Apr 11: The National Investigation Agency has learnt that a Bangladeshi national who entered Assam illegally was trying to set up an Al Qaeda module in eastern India.
On Sunday, the NIA conducted raids at 11 locations in Barpeta and Bongaigaon districts of Assam in a case linked to a module of the Al Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS).
On the radar of the NIA was one Saiful Islam who had entered illegally into Assam. He was working as an Arabic teacher at the Dhakaliapara Masjid. Under the garb of working as an Arabic teacher, he was actively motivating the youth to join the outfit and work for the sleeper cells, the NIA learnt.