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Bodh Gaya blast: NIA arrests JMB operative Mohammed Jahidul

By Team Pardaphash 
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Anti-terror agency, the NIA today informed that they have arrested Mohammed Jahidul Islam, leader of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) regarding his involvement in Bihar’s Bodh Gaya explosion.

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A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Islam, also known as Kausar, Munna, Mizan and Boma Miyan, during a raid at his Ramanagara house here on Sunday. “Some electronic devices and traces of explosives were seized from his house,” NIA Spokersperson Alok Mittal said.

The official said Islam is a top leader of JMB in India and is also wanted in the October 2,2014 Burdwan blast case and in many other cases in Bangladesh also. He is the master mind of the Bodh Gaya blast near Kalachakra Maidan. NIA filed an FIR in the case on February 3.

The officer said on Islam’s directive Mustafizur Rehman alias Shahin, one his close associates, had arranged and assembled all the explosives for the incident.

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