'2 JMB men' held in Gazipur

‘2 JMB men’ held in Gazipur


Dhaka, – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Chowrasta area in Gazipur city early Friday.The arrestees were identified as Md Mostasim Billah, 21, son of A K M Abdur Rashid, a resident of Tokenagar village in Kapasia upazila of Gazipur district, Md Morsalin Sheikh, 25, son of Salek Sheikh, hailed from Chungapasha village in Pirojpur Sadar upazila.A team of Rab conducted a drive in the area around 1:10 am and arrested them, said senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Rabiul, Operation Officer of Rab-2 Battalion headquarters.The arrestees primarily informed that a group of JMB members numbering 8-10 gathered in Tejgaon Industrial area in the capital on May 31 for creating sabotage.Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rab conducted a drive there and arrested its three members – Md Mofizul Islam, Md Rakibul Islam and Md Ilius Ahmed – while other members including Mostasim and Morsalin managed to flee away from the scene.UNB news agency


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