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ATS gets vital information from arrested Bangladeshi terrorist

Last Modified Thursday, 10 August 2017 (11:49 IST)
Lucknow: Sleuths of the (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh police has claimed to have extracted many vital inputs during the grilling of Abudullah, on the first day of his police custody remand today. Disclosing the facts, IG Aseem Arun said here that during interrogation, revealed that in the name of studying in India, many Bangladeshi youths were visiting Tripura, Assam, and other parts of the country.
 

During their stay, they get in touch with local touts and managed to prepare some identity of an Indian citizen. Abdullah himself reached in 2011, and later reached Saharanpur where he managed to get an Indian passport after paying Rs 9,000. In his passport, he has shown his name as Abdullah aka Mamun, hailing from Nasatra in Abhaypuri Bangagi hamlet of Assam. However, the verification pointed that the address was fake.
 
Arun said that further interrogation is on with the accused. Abdullah was on five days long police custody remand of ATS. Abdullah was brought to Lucknow yesterday and produced him in the court and ATS procured his police custody remand. FIR has been already registered against Abdullah at ATS police station in Lucknow. Abdullah is associated with Ansarullah Bangla Team, an extremist organisation banned for its role in killings of bloggers and bank heists in Bangladesh. He was arrested from Kutesara village in Muzaffarnagar. More than a dozen fake government IDs, Aadhaar cards and seals of village pradhans, village development officers and tehsildars were recovered from him.
 
Mr Arun, said ATS has also recovered ISIS literature in Urdu and Bengali languages besides books on how to prepare bombs and book named Tisri Jang written by Aseem Umar, who heads Al-Quida in India Sub contingent from the room of Abdullah. Abdullah was staying and studying in a Madarsa in Muzaffarnagar from 2011 after he could not get admission in Darul Uloom Deoband. Later from 2015 to June 2017, he was Maulana of a mosque in Muzaffarnagar. (UNI)
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