3 ‘Ansar al Islam’ men arrested in Dhaka
05:11 PM, November 26, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:58 PM, November 26, 2020

3 ‘Ansar al Islam’ men arrested in Dhaka

Three suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam were arrested in Dhaka last night.

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested the trio during separate drives in Dhaka's Dhanmondi and Savar areas, following information provided by two members of Ansar al Islam arrested on October 31, said a press release of Rab.

The arrestees are Nahid Mina (27) hailing from Gopalganj, Salam Hawladar (25) from Jhalakathi, and a 17-year-old hailing from Gazipur.

In primary interrogation, they confessed that they are active members of the militant outfit, Rab said, adding that books on extremism, leaflets and mobile phones were also seized from their possession during the raids.

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