Barpeta: Ahead of Independence Day celebrations, Assam Police arrested another suspected member of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB), an Islamic terrorist organisation operating in Bangladesh, from Barpeta district in Assam. Thirty-five-year-old Danesh Ali was arrested from Itarbhita village in Howly town. He is a resident of Salta area.
It may be mentioned, Shahanur Alam, the prime accused in the Burdwan blast case and a dreaded JMB cadre originally hailed from Salta area. Danesh reportedly has links with Shahanur Alam.
It may be mentioned that apart from arresting Ali, the Barpeta police have nabbed two suspected JMB members – Mustafizul Rehman from Barpeta’s Salta and Safiqul Islam from Kaplabari village in Nalbari – in the last 24 hours.
Last week, four suspected cadres of the terror outfit were nabbed by the police from Lower Assam – Hafizur Rehman from Bhawanipur (Barpeta), Yakub Ali and Sariful Islam from Kayakuchi (Barpeta), Hanif Ali from Chirang district.