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Ansar-al-Islam man put on remand

22 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A court on Friday placed an active member of banned militant outfit Ansar-al-Islam on a two-day remand in a case lodged under the anti-terror act.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Nivana Khayer Jessy passed the order as police produced Md Soiabur Rahman Kawser, 21, before the court and pleaded to place him on a five-day remand, reports BSS.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Kawser from Mohammadpur Tazmahal Road Eidgah Math area on Thursday night. RAB seized jihadi books, leaflets and a mobile phone from his possession.

Later the case was filed with Mohammadpur Police Station.