Four members belonging to the banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh) got arrested by the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police. Among the four, three hailed from Bangladesh said an official on Tuesday.
After receiving inputs, the STF officers caught two Bangladeshi Nationals from the vicinity of Sealdah Railway Station parking lot. “Md. Jia-ur-Rahman, 44, and Mamon-ur-Rashid, 33, members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB/ IS (Islamic State) were arrested on Monday. A mobile phone containing photos, videos, Jihadi text and literature and books on Jihad were also seized from them,” the STF officer said.
The other two got arrested after further interrogation of them. “Another Bangladeshi national Md. Sahin Alam, 23, and Robi-ul-Islam, 35, a resident of West Bengal’s Birbhum district, were arrested from the vicinity of Howrah Railway Station on Tuesday. Jihadi literature was also recovered from these two members,” he said.
To escape arrest in Bangladesh, the three arrested Bangladeshi terrorists took shelter in India. They also used to collect funds for their organization in Bengal and the arrested Indian national helped them to do so. The officer further stated, “These members were active on the social media propagating their agenda. A lot of digital documents, videos and audio files along with Jihadi booklets were recovered from possession.”