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Ansarullah man detained in Jhenaidah

  • Published at 09:05 pm February 24th, 2019
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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Jashim, a suspected member of banned militant outfit, Ansar al-Islam from the Babla Mathabhanga area of Moheshpur upazila in Jhenaidah on Saturday, February 23, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The arrested was identified as Jashim, son of Faruk Hossain, of Dakhinpara village in the upazila

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit, Ansar al-Islam, formerly known as Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), from the Babla Mathabhanga area of Moheshpur upazila in the district on Saturday night.

The arrested was identified as Jashim, son of Faruk Hossain, of Dakhinpara village in the upazila.

RAB-6 Company Commander, Md Masud Alam, said Jasim was arrested around 11pm from the playgrounds of Mathabhanga Govt Primary School in the area, for posting  the ideology of  Ansar al-Islam on social media which triggered extremism in the country.

RAB recovered a mobile phone , three Sims and a memory card from him, Masud said. 

After completing his eight years education at Borni Shapuri Qawmi Madrasa in Jessore, Jashim attended a Keraniganj madrasa in Dhaka, where he acquired training in militancy, Masud added.