dreaded Harkat-ul-Jihadi-Islami (HuJI terrorist 35-year old Mufti Ibrahim,
alias Jalauddin who was arrested on early Sunday from a Baguihati hideout,
about 15-km from Kolkata, was remanded to Kolkata police custody for 11 days.
The arrested suspect was presented today at the court of Alipur sub-divisional
judicial magistrate. The SDJM Pijush Ghosh ordered the arrested terrorist would
have to be produced on April 24, and till that time the suspect would remain
under police custody.
to Kolkata police spokesman, the suspected Bangladesh-based
Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) activist, who had reportedly planned to carry
out an explosion to kill Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina back in 1999,
was taken into custody by the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department
(CID) from his hideout at Baguihati, a suburb of Kolkata, on Sunday. Acting on
a tip-off, police raided his house at Ashwininagar and took him into custody.
CID's Special Operation Group (SOG) officer told media persons that the
suspected HuJI militant, Mufti Ibrahim had been staying at a rented house in
Baguiati since 2000 posing as an umbrella trader. Entering India sometime in
2000 illegally through porous Nadia border, initially he holed up in Nadia for
sometime. Later sneaked into Baguihati with pseudonym Manik Mondal, he set up a
shop as an umbrella trader from Nadia.