Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members arrested five members of banned Islamic outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Bajitpur area of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Sunday.
The arrestees were identified as Ziaul Haque Zia alias Abir alias Ranjit, 38, Beladul Islam Belal, 50, Toufiqul Islam Toufiq, 32, Kamal Hossain, 35, and Shariful Islam, 34.
A team of RAB conducted a drive and cordoned off a mango orchard around 2am, said Lt Col Mahbubul Haque, commanding officer of RAB-5, reports UNB.
Later, the elite force arrested five men along with 2 pistols, 2 magazines, seven rounds bullet, 800 gram gunpowder, some jihadi books and bomb making materials, said the RAB official.
In primary investigation they confessed about their involvement with JMB, added the official.
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