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RAB detains Hizb ut-Tahrir member in Sylhet

  • Published at 06:02 pm March 19th, 2017
RAB detains Hizb ut-Tahrir member in Sylhet
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained an active member of Hizb ut-Tahrir from his own residence at Khasdabir area in Sylhet on Sunday afternoon. The detainee, Md Ashraful Karim Khan, 28, admitted to being a member of the militant outfit, RAB Assistant Director (Media) JM Imran told the Dhaka Tribune. He said: “We raided Ashraful's house following a tip-off and arrested him around 1:55pm. “We also found around 1,000 leaflets propagating anti-government statements and documents on terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan.” The RAB official said the messages are written in an inciting manner inviting young people to join Hizb ut-Tahrir and oust the government and the armed forces in order to establish Khilafat. Ashraful has been handed over to Sylhet airport police station, said RAB sources.