Madrasa teacher Abdul Momin Mondal arrested from Raninagar
Berhampore : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Madrasa teacher from West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on the charge of being part of an Al-Qaeda module operating in the state and Kerala, reported by Indian Express .
Aged 32-year-old, Abdul Momin Mondal was arrested by NIA for allegedly recruiting new members for the International terror group and raising fund for it. He was also a part of several conspiratorial meetings convened by the members of the terror module.
Working as a teacher in Murshidabad’s Raninagar based Raipur Darul Huda Islamia Madrasa, Abdul’s arrest marks the 11 such arrest by NIA since September when the agency had arrested 9 members of the said module based on major intelligence inputs.
NIA said in a statement that “as per preliminary investigation, these individuals were radicalized by Pakistan based Al-Qaeda terrorists on social media and were motivated to undertake attacks at multiple places including the National Capital Region”
It had also revealed that the group was working out of Murshidabad and Kerala’s Ernakulam.
Having carried out extensive raids, the NIA had also recovered country-made pistols, a rudimentary body armor, batteries, switches and firecrackers, literature on home made IEDs and other incriminating materials from the possession of those who had been arrested.
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