Police arrested four members of a banned
militant outfit Ansar al Islam while conducting drive in the city last night.
The arrested are Mohammad Shahin alias Omar, M Saiful Islam, M Hanifuzzaman
alias Biplob and M Al Mamun.
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Unit of the Dhaka
Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested them from city's Jatrabari area on
Thursday night, said CTTC's Head and Additional Police Commissioner M
Police also recovered different training materials including three machetes
from their possession, according to the DMP official.
Monirul said the arrested persons were active members of the banned
militant outfit Ansar al Islam.
After recruiting members, the outfit leaders take them at Karmajal of the
mangrove forest Sundarban to provide trainings based on the ideology of Ansar
al Islam. Later, they brought back to Dhaka to materialize their plans and
targets, he said.
They used to communicate each other with Facebook messenger group, the
police official added.
A case has been filed against them in this connection with Jatrabari Police
Station and they were produced before the court seeking 10 day remand prayer.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)