Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested a member of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir from Kamrangirchar of the capital.
The arrestee is Nafiz Salam Uday, 45, a resident of city’s Adabor area. He is an active member of ‘Dawat’ and finance department of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir.
There are three cases against him at Mohammadpur and Adabar police stations and a police assault case at Mohammadpur police station.
An arrest warrant was also issued by Anti-Terrorism Tribunal against the arrestee. He remained fugitive for eight years.
He used to distribute anti-state leaflets and invite people to various mosques after keeping contact with the Ameer of the Bangladesh branch of Hizb ut-Tahrir and other group leaders, he added.
Legal steps will be taken against the arrestee, said the officer.
“Besides, efforts are on to arrest the other members of Hizb ut-Tahrir according to Nafiz’s information,” he added.