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Top activist of banned militant outfit held in Dhaka

  • Nizam was Hijbut Tahrir top cadre
  • Five cases filed against Nizam in 2013
Update : 17 Jan 2024, 06:08 PM

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a fugitive militant of an outlawed militant outfit "Hijbut Tahrir" from Dhaka's Kotwali area.

The arrestee was identified as Ahmmed Nizam, 35, who was a top cadre of the banned militant outfit and was a fugitive while he was convicted for two years in five cases.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite forces arrested him around 3:30pm

on Monday from the Kotwali Police Station area in the capital, Senior ASP Shihab Karim, also a senior assistant director (Media) of the RAB, disclosed the matter on Wednesday.

A total of five cases---four had been under the Anti-Terrorist Act and the

rest other was filed under Police Assault Case-- filed with Khilgaon police

station against Nizam in 2013, he said.

Nizam also had been working in the dawati department of the banned outfit and carrying out militant activities while keeping himself in a hiding place for

a long.

He had completed diploma in Civil Engineering from a Polytechnic Institute in 2010, the sources said.

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