DB arrests two JMB members in Chapainawabganj

Published: April 22, 2018 20:43:47 | Updated: April 24, 2018 11:27:25

Detective Branch (DB) Sunday arrested two members of the banned Islamic militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh (JMB) with gunpowder and Islamic revolutionary books from Ramchandrapur Malkarpara area under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila.

The arrested persons are Jahid alias Ripon, 33, son of Ruhul Amin of Ramchandrapur Malkarpara and Saddam Hossain, son of Sher Mohammad of Chapainawabganj municipality, reports BSS.

Assistant superintendent of police (headquarter) Abdul Hye said, acting on secret information, a team of DB police raided the house of Jahid at about 2:30 am and arrested the duo with 400 grams of gun powder and 12 Islamic revolutionary books.

During primary interrogation, Jahid and Saddam said they were planning sabotage in Chapainawabganj.

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