2004 Burdwan blast: Kolkata police visit Bangladesh to get information on arrested militant Sohel Mahfuz
Kolkata Police has held a meeting with Bangladeshi security officials for information on arrested militant Sohel Mahfuz, wanted in the 2014 Burdwan blast case.
A Bangladeshi national, alleged to be a member of banned JMB terror group and suspectedly involved in Burdwan blast of last year, was arrested.
National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested Abdul Mazeed Momin, an absconder, in connection with the Burdwan blast, taking the total number of arrested persons to 17.
A city court on Wednesday remanded five accused in the Burdwan blast case to NIA custody till 3 February.
NIA arrested four people who were suspected to be hardcore members of banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in connection with the Burdwan blast.
While inviting Mamata Banerjee is a good move at improving bilateral ties for Bangaldesh, it might leave the West Bengal CM facing uncomfortable questions.
A Bangladeshi national was arrested on Wednesday by sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) from Petrapole in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.
BJP attacked CM Mamata Banerjee for blaming RAW for the Burdwan blast saying her remarks were against national interest.
With the arrest of a West Bengal Minister in connection with the Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee is under siege. She is now clear that the BJP is the main enemy.
The larger message for Narendra Modi and Amit Shah is they are also products of the same political system which thrives on black money driven electoral politics.
The main accused in the Burdwan blast case Shahnoor Alam was today remanded to 14 days police custody by a court in Kamrup.
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Saradha investigations are still on and Trinamool Congress should not "pre-judge" findings.
BJP rejected any "contradiction" between the party and the government on the issue of Saradha chit fund scam.
Addressing a rally in Kolkata on Sunday, BJP chief Amit Shah had alleged that Saradha chit fund money was used in the 2 October Burdwan blast, which is being probed for link with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terror outfit.
Three more suspects have been arrested here in connection with the blast in West Bengal's Burdwan, amid a joint Indo-Bangla operation along the borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
Trinamool Congress hit back at BJP president Amit Shah, who had asserted the party would be uprooted, asking him concentrate on Delhi instead of Bengal.
The NSG chief, however, refused to comment on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claims that the Burdwan blast was a handiwork of India's external spying agency RAW.
The National Investigation Agency on Friday granted five-day custody of the three accused in the Burdwan blast case after the agency submitted before the court that sleuths from Bangladesh wanted to interrogate them.
A team of Bangladeshi intelligence officials will visit India and talk to investigators including the NIA, regarding the 2 Oct Burdwan blast in West Bengal in which terror group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is suspected to be involved, a Bangladeshi minister said on Thursday.