Three ‘Ansar Al Islam’ members held in Rajshahi

Published: April 23, 2018 13:35:02 | Updated: April 24, 2018 12:14:20

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested three members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Belpukur area in Rajshahi early Monday.

The arrestees are Md Raju Ahmmed, 24, son of Md Abu Bakar Siddiq, Md Farhad Hossain, 30, son of Md Aktar Ali and Md Jahangir Alam, 36, son of Akkas Ali, all residents of Jamira village under Belpukur Thana.

A team of RAB-5 conducted a drive and arrested the trio along with five jihadi books, three leaflets, four mobile phone sets, SIM cards, memory cards, and two ID cards, news agency UNB reported citing a RAB press release.

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