RAJSHAHI, In an anticrime operation, members of Rapid
Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five members of outlawed militant outfit
Ansar Al Islam with firearm and ammunition from two villages under Puthia
upazila of the district in the early hours of today.
The arrested persons were identified as Anisur Rahman, 55, Afroza Begum,
55, Ruhul Amin, 31, Mamunur Rashid, 35, and Abu Talha, 221.
On a tipoff, a team of the elite force conducted raids at Bharurapara and
Khudra Jamira villages and arrested them, said Anwar Hossain, assistant
Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Rab, here this afternoon.
The RAB team also recovered a foreign pistol, two magazines, five round of
bullets, 24 cocktails and 18 Jihadi books from their possession.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)