Suspected JMB Terrorist Arrested in Burdwan Blast


Agartala: A suspected Jamaat-ul- Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist, who confessed to having been involved in the Burdwan blast in West Bengal, was on Thursday arrested from Tripura’s Sipahijala district.

Police said Jahangir Hussain (32) was arrested from Himmatpur village under Jatarpur police station bordering Bangladesh following a tip-off from the state intelligence wing.

A contingent of police raided a house in the village in the morning and arrested Hussain (32), suspected to be involved with the Oct 2, 2014 Burdwan blast.

During preliminary investigation, Hussain admitted that he is a citizen of Chittagong in Bangladesh and was involved with the Burdwan blast,” Officer-in-charge of Jatrapur police station Koloi said.

Hussain was today produced before the court of Sonamura sub-divisional judicial magistrate Bipasha Kilikdar and remanded to seven days police custody.