Chandpur, Oct 21(UNB)-Police arrested seven suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from municipal area of Faridganj upazila in the district on Saturday.
The arrestees are Kawsar Hamid, 19, Mahmudur Rahaman, 24, Rashedul Islam, 25, Md. Kamrul Hasan, 27, Md. Neyamat Ullah, 26, Md. Habibur Rahaman, 30, Fajlur Karim, 30.
Tipped off , a team of police conducted a drive in the upazila on Saturday afternoon while the ABT activists were having “a secret meeting” and arrested them, said Harun-ar-Rashid, OC of Faridganj Police Station.
Police recovered 2 laptops, 2 pen drives and 6 mobile phones from their possession.
A case was filed against them under Anti-Terrorism Act and later they were sent to Chandpur District Court, said the OC.