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2 associates of Helena Jahangir held in Dhaka

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Tuesday arrested two associates of Joyjatra IPTV’ chairman Helena Jahangir from Gabtoli area in Dhaka.

The arrestees are Hajera Khatun, 40 and Sanaullah Nuri, 47.

On information, the intelligence wing of Rab conducted a drive in Gabtoli area early Tuesday and arrested them.

Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director of Legal and Media Wing of Rab headquarters, said two laptops and two mobile phone sets were recovered during the drive.

Besides, the arrestees gave some information during an interrogation.

Process is underway to legal action against the arrestees, said officials.

On July 29, Rab members arrested Helena from her Gulshan residence for spreading propaganda using digital platform, four days after she was removed from the AL sub-committee.

Two cases were filed against Helena Jahangir under the Telecommunication Act and the Digital Security Act (DSA) on Friday.

Source: United News of Bangladesh