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NIA team interrogates arrested JMB operative

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AGARTALA, March 7 - A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrived here and began interrogating a man who was arrested recently for alleged links with terror outfit Jamat-ul Mujahidden Bangladesh, the police said.

The two-member team of the probe agency is headed by an inspector, the police said.

The Tripura Police on Tuesday had detained a man, identified as Nazir Sheikh, for alleged links with the JMB, Director General of Police (DGP) AK Shukla said.

Sheikh hails from Murshidabad district of West Bengal and was detained from West Tripura district.

The DGP said that during the visit of the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya on January 19, 2018, three IEDs were recovered from there, which was believed to be the handiwork of the JMB.

Details on how Sheikh was detained were not disclosed by the State police chief.

The Tripura Police, during investigation of the drug smuggling cases, have found that the terrorists have links with drug peddlers, Shukla said.

The DGP said the matter has been brought to the notice of the NIA. � PTI

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NIA team interrogates arrested JMB operative

AGARTALA, March 7 - A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrived here and began interrogating a man who was arrested recently for alleged links with terror outfit Jamat-ul Mujahidden Bangladesh, the police said.

The two-member team of the probe agency is headed by an inspector, the police said.

The Tripura Police on Tuesday had detained a man, identified as Nazir Sheikh, for alleged links with the JMB, Director General of Police (DGP) AK Shukla said.

Sheikh hails from Murshidabad district of West Bengal and was detained from West Tripura district.

The DGP said that during the visit of the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya on January 19, 2018, three IEDs were recovered from there, which was believed to be the handiwork of the JMB.

Details on how Sheikh was detained were not disclosed by the State police chief.

The Tripura Police, during investigation of the drug smuggling cases, have found that the terrorists have links with drug peddlers, Shukla said.

The DGP said the matter has been brought to the notice of the NIA. � PTI