Anti Terrorism Unit
Ansarullah Bangla Team member held in Nilphamari
The Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) unit of police has arrested a member of the banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team from Jaldhaka upazila of Nilphamari. Md Raihan Ali, 19, was arrested from Khutamara Thursday, ATU Superintendent of Police Mohammad Aslam Khan said. Police also seized a smartphone and two sim cards from him. Raihan and his associates were seeking to create an Islamic caliphate in the country through online activities, Aslam said. "A case has been filed against him with Jaldhaka police." The government banned Ansarullah Bangla Team in 2015 for its "militant and anti-state activities." Also read: 4 ‘members’ of Ansarullah Bangla Team held in city
‘Hizb ut-Tahrir member’ held in city
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.
ATU arrests 7 active militants
Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, arrested six suspected active members of banned militant outfit Hizb ut- Tahrir (Bangladesh) from the city’s various areas while distributing leaflets of an on-line conference on Thursday night.