New Delhi, July 10:Five fabricated hand grenades, one timer device, three electric circuits, suspected explosive substance, different components for making IEDs/rockets were recovered by the National Investigation Agency, following a confession of a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh operative, who was arrested in Bengaluru recently.
The recovery comes following the confession of the JMB operative, Habibur Rehman, who is also an accused in Burdwan blast case. The NIA said that these weapons were to be used in various terror acts in different parts of the state.
New Delhi, Aug 7: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a terrorist wanted in several cases in India and Bangladesh from Bengaluru. Mohammad Jahidul Islam, aged 38 is also a wanted in the Bodhgaya blast case.
The findings in Burdhwan in West Bengal had left the nation shocked. A huge ploy was unearthed in 2014 were members of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) were preparing bombs and were planning on shifting it to Bangladesh.
The role of the neo JMB in the recent Bodhgaya incident has almost been confirmed. Two neo Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen members were arrested and 50 kilograms of ammonium nitrate was recovered from them in West Bengal.
New Delhi: The Jamaat-ul Mujahideen (JeM) Bangladesh which had cropped up in a big way during the blast at Burdhwan is back in the news. With the security agencies suspecting that they were behind the blast at Bodhgaya recently, it is now clear that the outfit has come back to life after lying low for three years.
Has the Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh raised its ugly head again? The probe being conducted into the recent incident where bombs were found at the holy Bodhgaya shrine in Bihar may have not been the handiwork of the Students Islamic Movement of India or Indian Mujahideen.
The Intelligence Bureau has placed under scanner 150 youth from Assam for alleged links with the Islamic State. The spread of the IS from Bangladesh to West Bengal and Assam with the help of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen is a well-known fact.
Intelligence Bureau officials say that the IS has managed to spread its ideology deep into the system in West Bengal and it is attempting the same in Assam as well.