Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Thursday claimed to have arrested five terrorists from Rupganj and Sonargaon upazilas in Narayanganj.
The arrestees have been identified as Riazul Islam alias Shooter Riaz, 22, Md Zahidul Islam alias Kala Bhagina, 23, Maruf Hossain Munna, 23, Md Selim, 23, and Md Mahbub Miah, 23.
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Tipped off, a Rab-3 team conducted drives in Rupganj and Sonargaon upazilas on Wednesday night and arrested the five, said Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director of the legal and media wing of Rab.
Three foreign-made pistols, three magazines, 12 rounds of ammunition, five sharp domestic weapons, a motorcycle and 600 pieces of Yaba were seized from their possession, he said.