JeM Militant involved in Kandahar Hijack, arrested in Dhaka

Dhaka (Agencies): Breaking News! Nannu Mian alias Belal Mandol alias Billal, one of the five terrorists involved in the hijacking of IC-814 flight to Kandahar in 1999, wasarrested in Dhaka. Four other militants were also arrested along with him.

Bilal is a Bangladeshi national and was jailed in Guwahati for 10 years. The elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh arrested Bilal and four other militants near the Dhaka College.

All arrested militants belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and they were involved in fueling militancy in India using the soil of Bangladesh. Some of them are said to be Pakistani nationals.

The militants were captured during a raid on a flat in the Sukanya Tower near the Dhaka College. Three passports issued in Pakistan, a knife, a CPU, four national Id cards, five mobile phone and Indian currency worth Rs 2,000 were seized from thearrested militants.

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