4 ‘JMB men’ held in Bagerhat

Sun Online Desk

25th October, 2016 10:51:38 printer

4 ‘JMB men’ held in Bagerhat

Police in a raid arrested four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from Khalishkhali village in Kachua upazila early Tuesday.

The arrestees are- Akash Mollah, 21, resident of Katarbil area of Kachua upazila, Md Habib Ullah, 19, Kabirul Islam, 26, hailing from Nazirpur upazila, and Mizanur Rahman, hailing from Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur district.

On secret information that a group was planning for a sabotage, a team of Kachua Police Station raided an abandoned house of one Safayet Sheikh at the village around 3am, said Pankaj Chadra Roy, superintendent of Bagerhat police.

Sensing the presence of police, the militants opened fire at them, prompting them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.

Later police entered the house and arrested four of them while their other accomplices managed to flee away, reports unb.

Three policemen were also injured in the incident.

Police also recovered one revolver, two rounds of bullets, five crude bombs and bomb making materials from the house, added the SP.