NIA team may visit Bangladesh to find link JMB, Zia-ul-Haque in NIA custody

KOLKATA, Nov 8: Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative Zia-ul-Haque, who was arrested by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) last evening allegedly involved on October 2 Khagragarh blast, was today remanded to NIA custody by a local court here today.
The NIA, probing the October 2 blast in Burdwan’s Khagragarh village in which two JMB jihadis were killed, believed  Zia-ul-Haque had actively involved in jihadi activity by supplying study materials to madrassas in Burdwan and Murshidabad where youths were inducted to training in extremist activities.      Zia-ul-Haque was a close associate of Yosuf, the latter is mastermind still evading arrest. Zia-ul-Haque was arrested from  Burdwan railway station while fleeing.    The Metropolitan court after hearing the counsel of NIA, ordered the NIA custody until November 14. The NIA counsel had sought for 14 days custody.
Along with Zia-ul-Haque, Abdul Hakim, another JMB operative who was injured during the accidental blast at Khagragarh, was also sent to NIA custody till November 14.    Meanwhile, an NIA team headed by an ADG is expected to fly Dhaka tomorrow for an in-depth investigation after the Bangladesh government okay following India submitted details about JMB activities in West Bengal.
Meanwhile, the NIA today searched the house of Zia-ul-Haque at Masjidtala in Burdwan and recovered some incriminating documents, including a lap top. The house owned by a police, who rented a portion to JMB operative.(UNI)


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