A team of the police's Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) has arrested a fugitive convicted member of the banned militant group Hizb ut-Tahrir from Dhaka's Natun Bazar area of Vatara thana on early Friday. The arrestee was identified as Tamiz Ahmed Sabuj, 32, son of Shahjahan Hawladar, a resident of Taltoli thana of Barguna district. He has been absconding for the past 7 years in different parts of the country. A press release of Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) said that Tamiz was actively involved in anti-state activities through creating intimidation and instability in order to establish ‘Islamic Khilafat’ in Bangladesh. In 2014, Anti-Terrorism Unit arrested the convict while he was distributing banned militant group Hizb ut-Tahrir’s leaflets. But he jumped bail and remained a fugitive for 7 years. He was conducting various anti-state and extremist activities for a long time. Legal processes are underway against the arrestee, said the press release.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a convicted member of the banned militant group Hizb ut-Tahrir from Dhaka's Jatrabari area. The arrestee was identified as Tauhidur Rahman Tauhid, 32, an active member of the ‘Dawah’ and finance department of the militant group. He was sentenced to two years' rigorous imprisonment by an Anti-Terrorism Tribunal. Read more: 12 militants, 14 KNF members arrested so far in anti-militancy drive in Bandarban: RAB Tipped off, a special team of Rab-2 conducted a drive in Dhaka's Jatrabari on Saturday and arrested Tauhid, Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Md Fazlul Haque, senior additional director (Media) of Rab-2, said. Tauhid was indicted in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act at the capital's Hazaribagh Police Station. He has been absconding for the past 11 years and continued his involvement with the militant group, said the Rab official. According to the Rab official, Tauhid was actively involved in anti-state activities -- holding meetings to conspire against the government and distributing leaflets and posters of Hizb ut-Tahrir to encourage madrasa and school students to be engaged in militancy. Read more: 3 ‘members of new militant outfit’ held with arms, explosives in Bandarban Efforts are on to nab his associates based on his information. Legal processes are underway against the arrestee, said the Rab officer.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a member of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir from Kamrangirchar of the capital. The arrestee is Nafiz Salam Uday, 45, a resident of city’s Adabor area. He is an active member of ‘Dawat’ and finance department of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir. Read more: Rab DG calls escape of two militants a 'failure' Tipped off, a special team of the Anti-Terrorism Cell of Rab-2 conducted a drive at Kamrangirchar on Sunday noon and arrested Nafiz, said Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Md Fazlul Haque, senior additional director (Media) of Rab-2. There are three cases against him at Mohammadpur and Adabar police stations and a police assault case at Mohammadpur police station. An arrest warrant was also issued by Anti-Terrorism Tribunal against the arrestee. He remained fugitive for eight years. Read more: Militants’ escape: 10 Ansar-al-Islam members put on another 5-day remand He used to distribute anti-state leaflets and invite people to various mosques after keeping contact with the Ameer of the Bangladesh branch of Hizb ut-Tahrir and other group leaders, he added. Legal steps will be taken against the arrestee, said the officer. “Besides, efforts are on to arrest the other members of Hizb ut-Tahrir according to Nafiz’s information,” he added.
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.