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Hizb ut-Tahrir man arrested in Dhaka

  • Published at 08:15 pm May 24th, 2019
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Police recovered extremist books, leaflets, and posters from his possession

The Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) of police has arrested a top leader of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir, Jahidul Ialam Jahid, from the Bibir Bagicha area of Jatrabari in Dhaka.

Confirming the matter, Mahiduzzaman, superintendent of police of ATU, said that acting on a tip-off Jahid was arrested on Thursday, reports BSS.

Jahid, 37, is the chief of Dawha wing of Dhaka City (East) and a member of the banned outfit's media wing.

The police also recovered extremist books and leaflets, anti-government leaflets, posters, a laptop and four mobile phones from his possession.