3 ‘militants’ surrender in Jessore, promise to go straight

3 ‘militants’ surrender in Jessore, promise to go straight


Three suspected members of Hizb ut-Tahrir surrendered to police on Thursday in their bid to return to normal life. Those surrendered are Saddam Yeasin Sajal, 32, son of Shafiar Rahman,
and Mehedi Hasan Pasha, 20, of Kholadanga Kadamtala in the suburb of the district town, and Raihan Ahmed, 20, son of Abdus Salam of Dharmatala Mor. Of them, Sajal was a ‘Moshrek’ and the two others were ‘Shabab’ members of the banned militant outfit. This was revealed at press conference at the police super’s office in the afternoon. Jessore, UNB News Agency Reported.

Speaking at the press conference, Khulna Range DIG of police SM Monir Uz Zaman said as the three youths want to return to normal life, they will be given that opportunity. “Their matter will be considered on a humanitarian ground,” he said. Police said the three suspected militants were kept under the custody of Detective Branch of police. District police recently published posters with the names and photographs of five suspected militants. Raihan is one of them. He was also accused in a case filed under the Arms Act one and a half years ago.


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