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Suspected Ansar al-Islam member held

  • Published at 01:17 pm February 11th, 2018
  • Last updated at 01:18 pm February 11th, 2018
Suspected Ansar al-Islam member held
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a suspected member banned militant outfit Ansar al-Islam from Kamlapur area in Dhaka. Towfiq Hossain, 34, was detained with leaflets and books, RAB 11 Commanding Officer (CO) Kamrul Hassan confirmed on Sunday. He said: "Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive in the area and arrested him around 11pm on Saturday." "Towfiq is an accused in a case filed with Rupganj police station under Anti-Terrorism act." The RAB official said details regarding the matter will be disclosed in a press briefing later in the day.