Tripura police today in a major operation arrested Nazir Sheikh alias Nazir SK from West Tripura district said DGP of Tripura AK Shukla in a press meet today in the police headquarters.
Though DGP didn’t divulge too much details about the operation but said that the state police had prior information about the presence of militant in the state after getting inputs from central intelligent agencies and tracked down Nazir Sheikh who is an militant of the banned Jamat Ul Muzzahidin( Bangladesh).
“ NIA will also be informed about the arrest and they might interrogation the arrested militant, but we have already started the interrogation and it is also not ruled out about the presence of a module or a sleeper cell” said DGP AK Shukla.
The JUM( Bangladesh) is known to be highly skilled in operating IEDs and the same group was also linked with planting IEDs in Bodh Gaya last year in January during the visit of Dalai Lama.
The DGP asked people not to panic and asked for people’s cooperation. The arrest of the militant is also important taking into consideration the General Election in the country said Akhil Kumar Shukla to the media