Sultana Begum Kochi, a graduate student of Sociology department of Eden College who left her study to join militancy, was arrested from her father’s home.
Later, on Monday, RAB produced her before a Dhaka court and sought seven day remand where the court granted five day remand, said RAB 4 sources.
Khandker Lutful Kabir, commanding officer of RAB-4, said: “On August 16, members of RAB arrested JMB members Mou, Meghla and Oishee along with JMB female wing advisor Aklima from different parts of Dhaka. Later based on Oishee’s information, a team of RAB conducted drive in Narsingdi Sadar upazila and arrested Sultana.”
Kabir also said: “Sultana’s father Farid Uddin was a government official and Sultana have married recently a government official.”
Seeking anonymity, a higher official of RAB 4 said during her studentship Sultana attended at a discussion in city’s Dhanmondi area organised by JMB and being influenced by them she joined with them.
ASP Shamsul Haque, investigator of RAB 4, said: “Sultana’s husband works in Barisal and we are yet to confirm if he is involved with militancy too.”
The investigator officer said: “From Oishee’s Facebook inbox we found long discussion of them and through this they arrested Sultana. In their discussion they mostly talked about establishing an Islamic country through Jihad. Assessing their activities it was seemed that they were at primary stage till now.”
The officer also claimed that they got several names from their inbox conversation.