Four Ansar al-Islam men arrested in city

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

area.

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

Rahman added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)