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Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, have arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit ‘Ansar Al Islam’ from Dhaka city and its outskirt Keraniganj. Tipped off, a special team of ATU conducted drives from Thursday to Friday night and arrested the five alleged militants. They arrestees are Md Mithun Rahman alias Mithu, 29, Sakib Al Hasan, 19, Mohammad Abdus Shukur Sohagh, 21, Mohammad Jaber, 25, and Md Omar Faruque, 19. Read: Ansar Al Islam leader placed on 3-day remand Mohammad Aslam Khan, SP, (Media and Awareness) of ATU, said based on secret information, the ATU members arrested Mithu from Sher-e-Banglanagar area in the city and recovered one mobile phone set and five books on militancy from his possession. Based on his statement, the specialized police unit members arrested Sakib Al Hasan along with one mobile phone set and two books on militancy from Hazratpur area of Keraniganj. Later, based on information given by Mithu and Sakib, the ATU members arrested Shohagh, Jaber and Faruque, Aslam Khan said. Among them, Sohag and Jaber came to Dhaka from Habiganj and Laxmipur on October 29. Read: Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi The arrestees were involved in spreading online propaganda on extremism, he said. They used to chat by opening a secured Telegram group to plan subversive activities and spread extremist ideology, he added. A case was filed against them with Sher-e-Banglanagar police station under the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) of Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh. The arrestees have been identified as Md Kawsar Ahmed alias Milon (30), son of Abdul Majid of Bokchar village in Muktagacha upazila, and Zahid Mostafa (20), son of Mostafa Mofazzal Haque Shariful of Chandimondo village. Acting on a tip-off, sources said, a team of ATU conducted a drive in the Kalibari Mosque area of Chechua Bazar in Muktagachha upazila on Thursday night and nabbed the duo. Read: Suspected JMB militant held in capital Two mobile phones, four SIM cards and seven books on extremism were seized from the possession of the accused, the ATU said in a release. Screenshots of 34-page Facebook and Messenger chats about their organisation's extremist activities have been found stored in their mobile phones, according to ATU. The duo were selling books on extremism to ABT members across the country, using multiple fake Facebook IDs. A case has been filed against the two at Muktagachha police station, said the release.
Members of Anti -Terrorism Unit arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from Mohakhali DOHS area on Monday. The arrestee was identified as Tajul Islam, 43, son of Muslim Mia of Cumilla district. On January 7, the Anti-Terrorism Unit arrested a member of Ansarullah Bangla Team from Kachua in Chandpur district. Later, he was taken on a four-day remand. Read:Govt helping militants to get back normal life: Minister During interrogation, the Unit came to know the involvement of Tajul in the activities of ABT and arrested him along with two mobile phone sets. The arrestee was involved in hatching conspiracy against the state and carrying out extremist activities. A case was filed in this connection.
Counter Terrorism Investigation Division (CTID) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested an alleged member of banned militant outfit Neo JMB from the city’s Konabari bus stand under Dar –us- Salam police station.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrested three suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts early Sunday.
Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized wing of Bangladesh Police, arrested an alleged leader of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from near Jamuna Future Park in the city on Wednesday.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested eight suspected members of banned militant outfit 'Allahr Dal' from Labanchara area in the city Saturday morning.
A Sylhet court on Sunday sentenced a leader of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to life term imprisonment in a case filed over a series of bomb blasts in Sylhet in 2005.
The Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir from Bhatara area in the city on Wednesday night.
Three suspected members of the banned militant group Ansar Al Islam were detained from Belpukur area of Rajshahi city early Friday by the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab).