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Top ABT leader arrested at Jatrabari

DHAKA, April 8, 2017 (BSS) - Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested a top leader of the banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from the city's Jatrabari area on Friday night for his suspected link to kill blogger Avijit Roy.

DB personnel arrested Maulana Maksudur Rahman alias Abdullah, 31, a

member of Sharia Board, the highest body of ABT, from Jatrabaria area around 9.30 pm on Friday, Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) told BSS.

A case was lodged against the arrestee under Anti-Terrorism Act with

Jatrabari Police Station to this end.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)