Government Policy

2 ‘Ansar Al Islam men’ held in Narail

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have detained two suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Betbaria area of Narail on Wednesday.

The arrestees were Md Abu Nayeem, 25, son of Moniruzzaman Khan of Mirzapur village of Narail Sadar and Shahriar Rana, 22, son of Abu Sayed Sheikh of Raghunathpur village.

A team of RAB-6 conducted a drive at Masud Miah’s house in the area and detained them.

Shahriar Rana was working as the treasurer of Khulna unit of Ansar-al-Islam, said a RAB press release.

The elite force members also seized books on extremism and laptops from their possessions.

Later, Rab members handed them over to Narail Sadar police on Wednesday night.

On Thursday, a case was filed in this regard.

Legal action will be taken in this regard, said Mahmudur Rahman, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Narail Sadar Police Station.

Source: United News of Bangladesh