‘ABT member’ held in India
Sunday 06 August, 2017 03:44:07 pm
Dhaka, Aug 6 (UNB)- Abdullah, a Bangladesh national suspected to be linked to the Ansarullah Bangla Team, a Bangladesh-based extremist group, was arrested on Sunday from Muzaffarnagar in India’s western Uttar Pradesh.
Investigators say he was recruiting young men for terror activities and providing them with logistic support.
Sources at the Anti-Terror Squad, which made the arrest, said Abdullah had been living in Uttar Pradesh since 2011. Initially, he lived in Deoband.
Last month, he moved to Muzaffarnagar's Kutesara area, according to NDTV, a New Delhi-based news channel.
Abdullah was allegedly involved in recruitment of terrorists, said the anti-terror officials. He was also providing fake identity cards and arranging safe hideouts for Bangladeshi terror recruits in India.
Fake Aadhar, passport and 13 other fake identity cards has been recovered from him.
Three others are being interrogated in the case, said sources.