Kolkata: The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police on Friday nabbed a top operative of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from Murshidabad district in West Bengal.
The security forces were searching Kareem for over a year. He is wanted in several cases such as arson, providing logistical support, shelter and weapons to top terror leaders.
Police sources said Kareem is a close associate of JMB chief Salahuddin Salehin. The JMB operative will be produced before the court later in the day, police said.
Police sources said the terrorist hails from Jangipur in Murshidabad district. A number of explosives and incriminating documents were recovered from his residence. His name was also mentioned as a main operative by JMB terrorists in Bangladesh.