Who is the mastermind -- Sajid?
Sajid, who was arrested by the West Bengal police a while ago, confessed that he was the head of the module. He is a Bangladeshi national and also the commander of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. He is the chief of the Burdwan module and his arrest opens up the investigation gates.
His arrest comes just a day after the arrest of another key operative Zia-ul-Haque who was an ideological head of the unit. Haq has been accused of motivating the cadres with jihadi literature at the Madrasas.
Sajid urged cadres to marry Indian women:
Sajid had also roped in his wife Fatima for this operation. After his detention he was questioned during which he confessed to heading the Burdhwan module and also added that he, his wife and 12 other couples ran the module. Sajid a Bangladeshi national urged his cadres to marry Indian women so that they procure documents easily and over a period of time apply for Indian citizenship as well.
Sajid who is a commander of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh was tasked with the responsibility of setting up the Burdhwan module. He ensured that a major part of the module should be run only by couples. He along with his wife Fatima and 12 other couples formed the top rung of the Burdhwan module.
The role of Sajid's wife in Burdwan blast module:
In addition to this he also was the man who stayed directly in touch with the central committee of the Jamaat in Bangladesh. He made several trips to Bangladesh over the past four years since work on the module began.
The NIA, which will take custody of Sajid alias Shambu, informed that he will help ascertain various facts. It is he who after all headed the module and we would like to also get leads on his wife Fatima who also played a very major role.