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Dhaka, Wednesday   22 January 2020


4 Ansar Al Islam militants held in Rajshahi

 Rajshahi Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 01:32 PM, 26 December 2017   Updated: 09:16 PM, 3 January 2018

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested four members of the banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Bhoruapara area at Puthia upazila in Rajshahi on Monday night.

The arrestees were identified as Md Hayatullah Rubel alias Masud, 32, Abdur Rahim, 30, Mizanur Rahman Mridha, 30, and Mukul Hossain, 32.

Lt Col Mahabub Alam, commanding officer of Rab-5 told the media A team of Rab conducted a drive in the area around 11:30 pm and arrested four of them. Among them, Hayatullah is said to be a mid-level leader.

Several religiously inciting books were seized from them during the drive.

The details about the arrestees will disclosed at a press briefing later in the day, he added.