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2 suspected JMB militants held in Nilphamari

Members of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Sadar upazila of Nilphamari.

The arrestees were identified as Md Anwar Hossain alias Apel, 26, and Md Hafizul Islam, 30, both of Nilphamari district.

According to a media release from Bangladesh Police, an ATU team, tipped-off, made the arrest after conducting separate drives at Sutipara village and Uttara EPZ area of the district on Monday.

During the drive, two mobile sets, three SIM cards, books on extremism and several leaflets were recovered from their possession, said the release.

A case was filed at Nilphamari Sadar police station against the arrestees, it added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh