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RAB arrests two suspected JMB members in Dhaka

  • Published at 03:56 pm October 30th, 2019
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They were on their way to Cox’s Bazar to recruit Rohingyas for JMB

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

They were arrested from Mirpur's Rupnagar area of Dhaka early Wednesday.

The arrestees are Shahjalal, 30, and Shamim, 28, from Barisal and Munshiganj.

RAB legal and media wing Senior Assistant Director Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan said: "They are active members of JMB.”

"We are questioning them and will soon take legal action."    

RAB 4 Senior ASP Sajedul Islam Sajal said: “They were on their way to Cox’s Bazar to recruit Rohingyas for JMB.”

"Earlier, they managed to include some Rohingyas in their group.”

However, the ASP did not reveal the name of Rohingyas, allegedly involved with JMB.

RAB also recovered arms, extremist books and leaflets from their possession.