Kolkata: One of the key accused in the Burdwan blast case – Sahanur Alam was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) late night on Friday. He was arrested in the Nalbari district of Assam in a joint operation by Assam Police and the NIA.
As per police sources, Alam had disguised himself while in hiding and was in the disguise when they got hold of him.
Two people were killed in the blast which took place in a house at Khagragarh in Bengal's Burdwan district on October 2.
Initially assumed to be a gas cylinder blast or explosion of crude bombs, investigations revealed that the two people who were killed were using sophisticated improvised explosive devices or IEDs.
Interrogation of two women arrested from the blast site revealed that a network of terror was spread across several districts in Bengal.