JMB Suspects Held in Dhaka, Bangladesh
• Published: February 1, 2017 6:36 am BDST
• Last Modified: February 9, 2017 6:45 am BDST
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested four suspected militants from Dhonia in the city’s Jatrabari area early Wednesday. The elite force members also recovered two pistols, 21 bullets, four sharp weapons, huge explosives, mobile phone sets and other electronic devices from their possessions. The arrestees are – Ashfaq-e-Azam of Rangpur, Shahinuzzaman of Jhenidah, Ashraf Ali of Jamalpur and Mahbubur Rahman of Bogra.
A team of the elite force conducted a raid on a house nearby AK High School at Kabirajbagh around 3.30am and arrested the four, said additional deputy inspector general Md Jahangir Hossain, also the commanding officer of RAB-10.
The arrestees are members of Neo JMB’s Sarwar Tamim group while Ashfaq-e-Azam Apel is the chief of IT section of the militant group, Jahangir Hossain said.