Militant held in Sylhet

Staff Correspondent

22 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) of police arrested a convicted militant in Kanaighat Upazila of Sylhet on Sunday.

The arrestee is identified as Ali Ahmed, 36, son of Hazir Ali of Parkul at Razaganj Bazar in the upazila, said Mohammad Aslam Khan, superintendent of police (media and awareness) of the ATU.

Earlier on September 8, 2010, a Sylhet court sentenced Ali Ahmed to 11 years and nine months’ imprisonment in a case filed with Kotwali Model Police Station.

After the case was filed, Ali Ahmed was arrested, but he managed to flee to Malaysia after he was granted bail.