2 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Kolkata both were in Belagavi earlier

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The Telegraph, has made this story – two Bangladeshi nationals; ABT operatives (Ansarullah Bangla Team) were arrested on Tuesday had been collecting information about vital installations in Calcutta and gathering details about chemical sellers, a senior official said on Wednesday.

The arrested ABT operatives – identified as Riazul Islam and Samsad Mia – would walk for 28-30km daily to cover the vital installations, the STF has found.

Investigators said the two had entered India in July 2016 and started working in a mutton factory at Maneguda in Hyderabad for a few months before moving to Belagavi in Karnataka and then to Pune.

Photo Courtesy: The Telegraph Riazul Islam and (right) Samsad Mia 

“All this while, they were taking instructions from Aimen, who heads the outfit’s operations in India. He stands next to Major Jia and Sagor in the ranks of AQIS (al-Qaida in Indian Subcontinent),” said an officer.

The story mentions that both the arrested came to Belagavi from Hyderabad and then later went to Pune.

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