In Maharashtra, three Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Pune yesterday by the state ATS for allegedly providing shelter to suspected terrorists of Ansarullah Bangla Team. The ABT is an al-Qaeda inspired Islamic extremist group in Bangladesh.
The three had been staying illegally in the country, without any authorised travel documents for the past five years in Wanavadi and Akurdi areas.
They were produced in local court and are remanded to police custody till 29th of this month.
An official said, the ATS is also probing that if these arrested persons had any links with the six Bangladesh nationals, who were arrested from Panvel three days ago by the newly-formed Navi Mumbai unit of ATS.