The arrestee was publishing Hizb ut-Tahrir’s activities online and recruiting new members
The Anti Terrorism Unit has arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir.
The arrestee, Riaz Uddin Sipai, is said to be an IT specialist and active member of the banned organization.
He was arrested on May 9 in Shuvadda area of Keraniganj upazila, Dhaka.
The Anti Terrorism Unit confirmed the matter via a press release signed by Superintendent of Police (SP) Md Mahiduzzaman the same day.
The press release said the team acted on a tip-off and conducted a raid that led to the arrest of Riaz.
He was working as a coordinator for Hizb ut-Tahrir in-and-around several areas of Dhaka including: Jagannath University, South Keraniganj, Shampur, Dhoniya and Gandaria, the release read.
Riaz was also publishing their activities online and recruiting members.
A case against him has been filed under the Anti Terrorism Act at the South Keraniganj police station.