Police arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team along with a firearm from Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram in the early hours of Saturday.
Mojaher Uddin alias Rajib, 33, was arrested from near gate no-2 of Chittagong Chemical complex near Barabkunda Bazar of the upazila.
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Police also recovered a firearm and two rounds of bullet from his possession, said Tofail Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sitakunda model police station, on Sunday.
“There are five cases against Mojaher. One case was filed against him under the Anti-Terrorism Act at Motijheel police station, another at Rajshahi’s Puthia police station under the Anti-Narcotics Act and another at Sitakunda police station under the Arms Act,” Tofail Ahmed said.
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Police also said Mojaher came to Sitakhunda form Dhaka one and a half months ago and committed robbery in different places.