New Delhi: In a major development, the Madhya Pradesh police on Sunday arrested four terror suspects from two areas in state capital Bhopal.
Top police officials said, during a special operation carried by the MP Police, officials arrested four terrorists belonging to banned terror outfit Jamat-e-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
State home minister Narottam Mishra said the four suspects were identified as Fazhar Ali, Md Aqueel, Zahooruddin and Fazhar Zainul. All are natives of Bangladesh.
Sources said that two of the operatives were arrested in a surprise operation early in the day from the Aishbagh area while two others were nabbed on their inputs from the Karond area later.
Madhya Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad is already seized of the matter, and the ATS has submitted a report to DGP Madhya Pradesh Sudhir Saxena.
Incriminating material including Jihadi literature, electronic gadgets and suspicious documents were recovered from their possession. The operatives were allegedly preparing a remote-based sleeper cell which was to channelize anti-national activities.
The literature and other articled found in possession of the operatives suggested that they are active members of Jamat-e-Mujahideen Bangladesh, police said.