5 ‘militants’ nabbed in Bogra

Staff Correspondent

6 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Police arrested five alleged militants, including two top leaders of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), from Sherpur upazila in Bogra early Wednesday.

The striking team also recovered two pistols, ten bullets and three knives from their possession.

The arrestees were identified as Shahidullah alias Masum, 41, Bulbul alias Sohagh, 32, Atikur Rahman alias Saikat, 33, Mizanur Rahman, 35, and Masud Rana, 31.

Additional Superintendent of Police Sanatan Chakrabarty of Bogra sadar circle (media) said acting on a tip-off, a team of Detective Branch (DB) of police conducted a drive in Mirzapur area and arrested the five JMB men.