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Ansar al-Islam’s operational trainer arrested in Dhaka

  • Published at 09:36 pm November 26th, 2018
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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) presents Ansar al-Islam leader Md Yunus alias Asadullah before the media after his arrest from Dhaka's Jurain area on Sunday, November 25, 2018 Collected

Md Yunushas been recruiting youths from Jurain area and carrying out the terror group’s activities there

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested the operational trainer of banned militant outfit Ansar al-Islam from Dhaka.

Md Yunus alias Asadullah, 27, was arrested during a RAB raid inthe city’s Jurain area on Sunday night, according to a media statement issued by the elite force on Monday.

It said Yunus was there to attend a meeting of the terror group’s operational team.

During the raid, extremist and jihadi literature, two sharp weapons and two mobile phones were also seized from his possession.

RAB claimed that Yunus was fully trained in hand-to-hand combat and in Ansar al-Islam’s operational activities. He is also currently the main trainer of the group’s operation team.

He had joined the outfit after being motivated by a spiritual leader named Jasim Uddin Rahmani. Later, he became a close associate of Jasim, said the statement.

In recent times, Yunushas been recruiting youths from the Jurain areaand carrying out Ansar al-Islam’s organizational activities there.

The statement added that he has been training the new recruits to carry out subversive activities.

Legal action against him was being taken by RAB, it said.

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