NIA arrests Bangladeshi terrorist Mosaraf Hossain in Kolkata

Last Modified Tuesday, 17 December 2019 (17:10 IST)
New Delhi:National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) active member alias Hossain by the who was wanted in JBM Bangaluru module case, an official statement said here.
Accused Mosaraf Hossain, a 22 year old and resident of  Raghunathganj in Murshidabad District, West Bengal, will be  will be produced in NIA Special Court, Kolkata on Tuesday  for seeking transit warrant to produce him before NIA Special Court, at Bengaluru.
 This case pertains to seizure of improvised hand grenades fabricated grenades caps, IED circuits  9mm live rounds, one air gun, suspected explosive powder and other incriminating materials on July 8 from a house in Chikkabanavara, Soladevanahalli under  Bengaluru District, Karnataka rented by members of JMB, a proscribed terrorist organisation.  
 The federal terror probe agency investigation revealed that Mosaraf Hossain alias  Hossain came to Bengaluru in the first week of March, 2018 with Asif Ikbal alias Nadem to participate in subversive activities in India. 
While staying in Bengaluru, he along with other JMB accused persons Jahidul Islam, Kador Kazi, Habibur Rahman, Adil Seikh, Najir Sheikh etc committed two  dacoities in March-April, 2018 in Bengaluru to raise funds for JMB to wage war against the Government of India and to carry out subversive activities across India, the probe agency said.(UNI)