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Suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested from UP’s Muzaffarnagar

Abdullah, who has links with an al Qaeda-inspired, was allegedly involved in preparing fake identity proofs for terrorists.

india Updated: Aug 06, 2017 17:10 IST
The suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested by UP ATS is associated with an al-Qaed-linked group, Ansarullah Bangla Team.
The suspected Bangladeshi terrorist arrested by UP ATS is associated with an al-Qaed-linked group, Ansarullah Bangla Team.(Photo: ANI/Twitter)

A suspected Bangladeshi terrorist associated with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) was on Sunday arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad from Muzaffarnagar, officials said.

Abdullah was arrested from Kutesara locality in Charthawal area of Muzaffarnagar district, ATS inspector general Asim Arun said.

He was living in the area for the past one month and earlier was residing in Deoband area of Saharanpur since 2011 and had also got his Aadhar card and passport prepared on fake identity, the official said.

Abdullah, who has links with Ansarullah Bangla Team, was allegedly involved in preparing fake identity proofs for terrorists, especially those from Bangladesh, and help them get safe hideouts in India.

Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) is an al Qaeda-inspired Islamic extremist group in Bangladesh.

ATS teams of Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, and local police of Shamli are conducting searches after his arrest.