On Sunday, the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad arrested Abdullah, a suspected Bangladeshi terrorist associated with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from Muzaffarnagar. According to Indian Express reports, an ATS team arrested Abdullah from Kutesara locality in Charthawal area of Muzzafarnagar district. Abdullah was staying in Deoband area of Saharanpur since 2011 and moved to Ktesara last month. Asim Arun, IG, ATS, added that Abdullah had also got his Aadhar card and passport prepared using a fake identity.
He was allegedly involved in preparing fake identity proofs of terrorists, especially of those from Bangladesh, and help them get safe hideouts in India.
Ansarullah Bangla Team is an Islamic extremist group in Bangladesh inspired by al Qaeda. Searches are being conducted by ATS teams of Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and local police of Shamli after Abdullah’s arrest.