Law enforcers arrested three more suspected members of Jama'atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh (JMB) from Nilphamari district on Saturday.
The arrestees are Mofidul Islam 29, Bulbul Islam alias Bablu 25 and Lavlu Islam 27.
Earlier on December 4, members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five operatives of the banned militant outfit from Majhpara village of Nilphamari Sadar upazila. Huge explosives, bombs and firearms were also seized from them. The arrested militants were identified as Rangpur Regional Chief of the Military Wing of JMB Ahidul Islam alias Ahid alias Polash, 26, of Uttar Mushrat Kukhapara village under Sadar upazila of Nilphamari district.
The other four militants are Md Wahed Ali alias Abdur Rahman, 30, of Paschim Kuchiyamour Pathanpara village, Abdullah Al Mamun alias Dr Shuja, 26, of Dakshin Balapara village, Md Zahidul Islam alias Zahid alias Zobayer, 27, of Uttar Mushrat Kukhapara village and Md Nur Amin alias Sabuz, 26, of Sonaroy Katcharipara village under Sadar Upazila of Nilphamari.
Commander Khandaker Al Moin, Director of the Legal and Media Wing of the RAB, told this while briefing journalists at RAB-13 Battalion Headquarters on Saturday.
The detainees confessed that they had been involved in militant activities of JMB. They also gave some sensational information, the officer said.