Guwahati: In a major development, seven jihadis affiliated to Bangladesh-based terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been arrested from Assam’s Chirang district. Noteworthy, two of the arrested are imams (head priests) of a mosque.
The seven arrested on Wednesday night were identified as Joynal Abedin (32), Rezzak Ali (21), Soleman Ali (28), Dildar Ali (23), Md. Nurul Islam (27), Rafiqul Islam and Ukhiluddin (33). Police said Joynal Abedin and Rezzak Ali were imams at the Amguri mosque.
According to police, they had set up a camp for imparting physical training to the outfit’s cadres.