JMB man an IED expert was known as Bomaru Mijan

first_imgKolkata: The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist Ejaz Ahmed alias Ezazul, who was arrested on Monday from Bihar, is an expert in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).During interrogation police came to know that he had gone several training under the JMB leaders. Also, he was planning a bomb blast a Buddhist temple. He was brought to Kolkata on transit remand and produced at the Bankshall Court on Tuesday. Later, was remanded to police custody till September 10. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaAccording to sources, Ahmed was recruited in JMB by Kausar also known as ‘Bomaru Mijan’, who was the prime accused of Khagragarh blast. Since recruitment Ahmed became one of the most efficient members of JMB and soon he gained capabilities of holding critical operations planned by the terrorist outfit. Police got hold of some codes using which he used to contact with other members of JMB and with Kausar before his arrest. Several more objects such as laptops, satellite phones and other documents were seized from Ahmed. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayAhmed was nabbed from Gaya in Bihar on Monday with the help of Bihar police and Intelligence Branch (IB) in Bihar. A few months ago, STF officials came to know that Ahmed was hiding somewhere in Bihar. However, Kolkata Police sought help from IB and Bihar Police to locate Ahmed. Approximately 20 days ago, Bihar IB informed STF about Ahmed’s location. After the information arrived, a special team was formed and members of the team were briefed accordingly. All the members were asked to carefully proceed in the case after reaching Bihar as arrest of Ahmed was essential in order to know their further plans. Following confirmation of Ahmed’s location and some other information, STF team approached Bihar Police for assistance. Details of Ahmed along with other information given by the Bihar Intelligence Branch was also provided to the police. Following that a team was formed by Bihar police which would assist the STF to nab Ahmed. Also, a plan was chalked out on how to raid the hideout. In order to confirm the success, a recce was done in and around the area where IB had located Ahmed. On Monday morning police personnel in plaint cloth surrounded the house where Ahmed was staying at Pathantoli village of Buniyadpur in Gaya.last_img read more