Bengaluru: A 28- year – old Bangladeshi terrorist was arrested by the NIA and the International Bureau from an apartment in Ramnagar Bengaluru. The terrorist was identified as Kausar Ali Chemical Engineer. The terrorist has a price on his head Rs 5 lakh offered by the NIA since the 2014 Khagragarh Blast in West Bengal. As per sources Kausar Ali is a member of the banned terror outfit JMB (Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh).
According to the sources the arrests may have prevented a major multi city terror attack by the Kausar Ali – led module.
The Khagragarh blast in West Bengal Burdwan on 2nd October 2014, that led to the unearthing of a major terror operation by the proscribed JMB, Whose members had taken shelter across the border. The NIA took over the case in March 2015 and chargesheeted 21 people including Kausar. Soon after blast Kausar ALi fled to Bangladesh and stayed there till 2016.
As per sources say there may have been falling out with the JMB, but Kausar Ali returned to India, went to Murshidabad and Burdwan, recruited 15 Youth, moved to Chennai and trained them to make bombs and IED circuits.