Four held reportedly busting 'JMB den' in Tongi

Four held reportedly busting ‘JMB den’ in Tongi


Dhaka – Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested four alleged members of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), including its southern region ameer, busting a den of the outlawed militant outfit at Cherag Ali in Tongi early Thursday, UNB news agency reported.
The arrestees are Mahmudul Hasan Tanvir, southern region ameer of JMB, trainer Aminul Akbar and activists Nazmul Sakib and Rahmatullah Shubho.Tipped off, a team of Rab conducted a raid on the 3rd floor of a six-storey building in Moktar Bari area around 4am and arrested the four along with huge explosives, firearms, several rounds of bullet, some jihadi (religious uprising) books and bomb making materials.
Rab sources said the arrestees had been conducting militant training there renting the flat.
The arrestees used to live at the house as tenants by concealing their identity and engaged in plot for carrying out sabotage, said Rab.
The house was used as the training camp of JMB.
Tanvir, a student of Fishery and Marine Bioscience at Jessore University of Science and Technology, got involved in JMB in 2005.
He was responsible for fund collection and recruitment of members till 2014.
Besides, Ashikul Akbar, a student of Rangpur Prime Medical College, used to conduct training of the members.


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