Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Friday claimed that they arrested Islamic preacher Mahmudul Hasan Gunbi from Shah Ali area in capital Dhaka.
RAB disclosed this information sending a message to journalists at around noon on Friday, 10 days after Gunbi went missing from his district, Noakhali.Accoring to RAB message, Mahmudul Hasan Gunbi alias Hasan was a spiritual leader of ‘banned extremist outfit “Ansar Al Islam”.
In a press conference in Noakhali district town, Gunbi’s family claimed that he had gone missing as a group of civil dressed men picked him from Noakhali on July 6.
Mahmudul’s wife Saraban Tahura had said that Mahmudul went to meet his acquaintance Yusuf to Karmullah union on July 6.
Mahmudul, a Mufti, is son of late Abdul Kadir of Gohnabati village in Chowddagram of Cumilla.
He is a known face in the Islamic circle of social media where he speaks in favour of Taliban and their ‘winning’ in Afghanistan.