DHAKA Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested
four active members of the banned militant outfit Ansar al-Islam also known
as Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in an overnight drive in the city's Khilkhet
The arrested are Md Masum Miah, 30, Md Abu Bakkar Siddique alias Emran, 19,
Md Raqibul Hasan alias Siam, 18 and Md Abdullah Al Roman alias Roman Khan,
22. They hailed from Cumilla, Gazipur, Munshiganj and Jhenaidah districts
respectively, said Senior Assistant Director of the RAB's Legal Aid and Media
Wing and Senior ASP Md Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan.
A team of the elite anti-crime force conducted a sudden raid in Nikunja
area of Khilkhet in the city around 9.45pm on Saturday responding to a secret
tip-off and arrested them, he said.
During the drive, the RAB personnel also recovered huge jihadi books,
leaflets, digital contents and mobile sets from their possession, Mizanur
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)