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Bengal blast: Barpeta youths in police remand

A local court West Bengal has remanded six youths to 14 days police custody a day after they were arrested from Barpeta in connection with the Burdwan explosion. They have been nabbed on the basis of the confessional statements of Amina Bibi and Rajira Bibi whom the West Bengal Police arrested after the explosion where two terrorists were killed and one was injured at a house in Khagragarh area of Burdwan on October 2. Apart from it, Assam police have been probing possible links of the six youths with the Bangladesh-based Islamic terror network Jamat-ul-Mujahideen. The investigation is on to get some vital clues regarding the presence of Islamic terror network in the state.

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