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JMB explosives expert to be extradited from India

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jmb-inDhaka Bangladesh is set to bring back Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh’s (JMB) explosive expert Mizan (38) aka ‘Boma Mizan’ from India.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan revealed the matter while speaking with media personnel in Dhaka on Friday.

“We have a prisoner exchange deal with India and we are already swapping prisoners. We will also bring Mizan back in time,” said Asaduzzaman Khan.

Notably, Militant Mizan alias Kausar alias Munna was arrested by India’s National Investigation Agency in Bengaluru last Monday.

According to reports, Mizan was wanted there for his alleged involvement in the Bodh Gaya explosion in Bihar.

In 2009, Mizan, the most wanted JMB explosives expert, was detained by members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from Jamalpur Sadar.

He was then sentenced to different terms in prison, including for life, on various charges.

However, on February 26, 2014, Mizan’s cohorts snatched him and 2 other militants away from police in a daring attack on a moving prison van at Trishal Upazila in Mymensingh.

Later, Police announced Tk 500,000 reward for information leading to Mizan’s arrest but he went undercover before resurfacing in India.