Member of Ansar Al-Islam held in city

Sun Online Desk

21st May, 2021 07:31:24 PM printer

Member of Ansar Al-Islam held in city

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested an active member of the banned militant group Ansar Al-Islam in a raid in the Taj Mahal Road area under Mohammadpur Police Station in the capital.

The arrested was identified as Md Saiyabur Rahman Kawsar, 21, hailing from Noakhali district.

RAB-2 ASP (Media) Md Abdullah Al Mamun said on the basis of secret information, a team of RAB-2 raided the Mohammadpur Eidgah ground area around 8:30 pm on Thursday and nabbed him.

Extremist books and leaflets were recovered from his possession, he added.