Burdwan: Following a secret tip off West Bengal police on Friday arrested an Islamic militant and his associate from Burdwan district’s Raina area, authorities said. The arrested terrorists are suspected to be involved in the Khagragarh blast.
The terrorist has been identified as a Bangladeshi national named as Hannan Mallick was harboured by Sheikh Samu a resident of Burdwan in his home. The arrested will be produced at the court on Saturday.
Blast rocked Burdwan’s Kkagragarh in October, 2014 which killed two people. The investigation had been handed over to NIA after terror connection was found in the blast. A few arrests have been made by NIA earlier.