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NIA Nabs Bangla Terrorist


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Bangladeshi national for his alleged association with banned terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).The case pertains to online recruitment and radicalisation of the youth by the JMB. 
The arrest of accused Mohammed Abdul Mannan Bachu was made during a search operation in West Bengal on Tuesday.
Bachu belongs to Bangila Chadshi in Bangladesh’s Barisal. 
He has been living at Panchghara in South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.
“The case relates to conspiracy of online radicalisation and recruitment of vulnerable Muslim youth by JMB/AQIS [al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent] in India and Bangladesh. The NIA had registered the case on August 6, 2021. 
Till now, five accused have been arrested in this case,” said the agency.
The latest searches also led to the seizure of electronic devices, fake Indian Voter ID cards, Aadhaar cards and other papers that were used to create such identification documents.
“The accused was involved in arranging fake Indian identity documents for the terrorists of JMB who had illegally entered India,” the NIA said.

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