Kolkata: Three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives on Sunday were arrested by Kolkata Police’s Special Task Force (STF).
According to a senior police officer the three suspected terrorists Rabiul Islam, Mekhail Khan and Naziur Rahman used to sell fruits at South Kolkata’s Haridevpur area and used to stay in a middle-class society.
“Since Khagragarh blast in 2014 the STF has been extremely active. Following a tip-off from the sources, STF conducted raids at several areas and suspecting these three people they were arrested. We are interrogating them and diaries with contact details of several influential people have been found and several mobile phones are also seized from them,” said the police.
According to STF sources, some firearms, passports of Bangladesh and lots of important documents related to the JMB were also recovered by them.