3 ‘Ansar Al Islam’ militants held in Rajshahi

Sun Online Desk

30th October, 2020 02:08:18 printer

3 ‘Ansar Al Islam’ militants held in Rajshahi

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) reportedly arrested three active members of the banned militant outfit 'Ansar Al Islam' in Belpukur area of Rajshahi early Friday.

The arrestees are identified as Abu Daud, 38, son of Siddique Ali, hailing from Khudrajamira village in Puthia upazila, Munsur Rahman alias Munsur Khalifa , 38, son of Md Hemayet, from Mahendra village of the same upazila and Saidur Rahman, 35, son of Jabed Mandal, from Bharuapara village of the upazila.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of elite force conducted an operation and arrested them in the area at 2:00 am, according to RAB-5 sources.

The detainees have been handed over to Belpukur police station. A case has also been filed against them under the Anti-Terrorism Act.