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5 ‘militants’ held in Satkhira


Dhaka- Police arrested five suspected militants from a madrasah at remote Khaliya village in Ashashuni upazila in Satkhira on Friday afternoon.The arrestees were identified as Mehedi Hasan Imran, 23, son of Anwar Hossain, hailing from Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga district;Rafiqul Islam, 27, son of Motaleb Hawlader of Hasnabad village under Labanchara Police Station in Khulna; Mosharraf Hossain, 20, son of Abdul Khalek Mollah of Shibchar upazila in Madaripur; Nazim Hossain, 17, son of Ahmed Nazir; and Yamin Hossain, 19, son of Kuddus Mahji of Chardhupur village in Zanjira upazila of Shariatpur district,UNB News Agency Reported.
SM Shahnewaj Dalim, chairman of Khajra union parishad, said the arrestees had been staying at Hafijia Madrasah at the village for the last 20 days to avoid police arrest.Noticing their suspicious movement, locals detained them from the madrasah. Later, they were handed over to police around 5 pm.The UP chairman claimed that they arrestees confessed to their involvement with militant activities.Confirming the arrest, officer-in-charge of Ashashuni Police Station Golam Rahman said they were interrogating the arrestees.


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