NIA: NIA finds common link between 2014 Burdwan, recent Bodh Gaya blasts | India News
The probe into the IED explosion at Kalchakra Maidan, Bodh Gaya, on January 19, coinciding with the go to of the Dalai Lama, discovered group of six males radicalised at madrasas managed by banned terror group JMB had been tasked by Kausar and Salahuddin, each Bangladeshi nationals, to hold out blasts on the Buddhist web site. The six, of whom three had been lately arrested by Kolkata police, are stated to have met Kausar and Salahuddin in a south Indian metropolis.
Kausar and Salahuddin, as per the NIA chargesheet within the Burdwan blast case, had been additionally a part of the JMB conspiracy behind the August 2005 serial blasts in Bangladesh that noticed 500 explosions throughout 300 areas.
Salahuddin had, in a latest interview to JMB’s media wing, declared himself as the pinnacle of JMB’s India operations.
The motive behind the IED strike in Bodh Gaya remains to be being confirmed, although businesses suspect that the blasts had been meant to avenge alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar. An officer instructed TOI that whereas three males from the group tasked to hold out the explosions had been beneath arrest, the opposite three suspects who planted the IEDs have been recognized however not but traced. The NIA, a supply stated, would search custody of the three arrested, together with Paigamber Shaikh and Jamirul Shaikh, who’re lodged in Kolkata’s Alipore Jail, for interrogation.
Kausar and Salahuddin had been dwelling in Birbhum earlier than going into hiding within the wake of the Burdwan blast in 2014. They had been a part of JMB’s plan to indoctrinate and put together a bit of weak Indian inhabitants, utilising their widespread non secular and linguistic id, to hitch the banned outfit and use them for executing terror assaults in Bangladesh and India as a part of its motion to determine Sharia rule in Bangladesh in addition to in a number of districts in India. Kausar was lively largely in Howrah, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas and outskirts of Kolkata.