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Three Huji, LeT linkmen arrested

kolkata Updated: Nov 17, 2009 22:40 IST
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Bangladeshi linkmen

Three Bangladeshi linkmen of Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) and Laskher-e-Taiba (LeT) who were allegedly involved in the attack on the STF office at Hyderabad and the Sramjivi Express in 2006, were arrested in the metropolis on Tuesday with a huge amount of fake currency.

Abdullah Baki, Mohammad Tahidur and Abdul Rahman were arrested by Special Task Force from Babughat after they arrived here by train from West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Special Additional Commissioner of STF Rajib Kumar said.

"Baki was involved in the attack on the STF office at Hyderabad and Tahidur on the Sramjivi Express," Kumar said.

The three were members of the Pakistan-based Sahid Billal group which provided support to LeT and HuJI, he said.

Fake currencies with a face value of 30 lakh in denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 and maps were seized from them," Kumar said.

He said that Indian driving licences and voter ID cards were seized from them which they had procured in Bangladesh.

"We have information that they had planned to create disturbances during elections, but were not successful," Kumar said.