Four Indian nationals, who reportedly came to Bangladesh to commit terror activities in the name of Islamic State (IS), were detained by law enforcers in Brahmanbaria.
The detainees are- (1) Swarnajit Debnath, 23, son of Shamol Debnath from Netaji Nagar, Visalghar in Tripura state, (2) Nirmalendu Chowdhury, 32, son of Rati Ranjan Chowdhury from Dharmanagar, Uttar Tripura,(3) Shankor Sharkar, 31, son of Sunil Sharkar from Badarghat, and (4) Bimol Das, 33, son of Aboni Das from Rajnagar, Aamtoli.Law enforcers also recovered a foreign pistol, four bullets, two pipe guns, two cartridges, two walkie-talkies, five liter petrol, charger, boots, raincoats and hand gloves from their possession.
Abdul Karim, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of Kasba police station in Brahmanbaria informed journalists that six men were staying in a room at Ma Plaza’s Alif Hotel of Brahmanbaria.
Based on secret information about their presence, police conducted a drive there.
Police also said investigation is going on whether these arrested people had gathered to commit a major crime. Two cases are being filed in this regard with Kasba police station.