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47 held as suspected militants in Dinajpur

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 17th September, 2021 01:38:59 PM
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The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of the police arrested 47 people on suspicion of being militants in separate raids in different areas of Dinajpur on Thursday night.

Several teams of Dinajpur Police assisted the CTTC Unit during the raid.

Tipped off, a team of law enforcers went to Dinajpur from Dhaka and carried out the raid at different mosques of the city and Biral upazila at around 12:00am and arrested 47 people suspecting as militants.

The detainees are currently in the custody of Dinajpur police.

Dinajpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Anwar Hossain confirmed the news.