Interrogation of three Bangladeshi linkmen of Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) and Lasker-e-Taiba (LeT) arrested by the Special Task Force in Kolkata has revealed that they were to be financed and provided logistics by four people including two Bangladeshis.
"Among the four (aides) two are Bangladeshis. We are trying to find them," Special Additional Commissioner of Kolkata Police, Rajib Kumar told reporters on Wednesday.
The STF also seized three detonators, gunpowder and wires from them on Tuesday. "We have sent the gunpowder for forensic test.
"It apparently seems they did not plan a blast immediately and were laying the groundwork for an attack," he said when asked about the designs of their network.
The three, Abdullah Baki, Md Tahidur and Abdul Rahman who were involved in the attack on the STF office at Hyderabad in 2005 and the Sramajivi Express in 2006 were produced in court during the day and remanded to police custody till December two.
STF sources said that Baki and Rahman had experience in conducting terror activities.
Another terrorist, Zahid, who was arrested in April just before the elections, when he and three others sneaked into India through Murshidabad, was being brought here for interrogation.