The convict was also associated with a team of banned terror outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, a prosecutor said
A Bangladeshi national, believed to be linked to a militant outfit, has been sentenced to five years in jail for staying illegally in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, reports the PTI.
While sentencing Abdulla Al Mamun alias Abdullah, a resident of Hussainpur village in Mymensingh, an anti-terror court of Lucknow, the capital of the state, on September 22 also fined him Rs 20,000.
In addition, it ordered that the convict be repatriated once his jail term expires, if he is not found involved in any other case.
Abdullah was detained from Deoband where he was illegally staying without any valid visa and was found in the possession of fake voter ID, Aadhar Card, ID card, PAN card and SIM at the time of his arrest, public prosecutor MK Singh said.
He was also associated with a team of banned terror outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, he added.
Sub-Inspector P K Singh had lodged an FIR in the matter with the ATS police station on July 20, 2017. During the trial, the accused had confessed to his crime.