Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today claimed to have arrested two active members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Fatulla upazila of Narayanganj.
The arrestees were identified as Abu Said, 24, and SM Mahadi Hasan alias Golam Rabbi, 26, Lieutenant Colonel Kazi Shamsher Uddin, commanding officer of Rab-11, told The Daily Star.
They were arrested during a drive at Masdair Bhuiyarbag area of the upazila last night, he said adding that the law enforcers also seized a laptop and a number of books that provoke extrimism from the spot.
Abu Said first got involved with the militant outfit in 2016 through one of his acquaintances. Later, he got SM Mahadi Hasan involved with the activities, the Rab official added.