Police arrested a suspected female militant during a drive at a village in Lalmonirhat’s Hatibandha upazila in the early hours of Thursday.
The woman has been identified as Sadia Afroz Nina, hailing from upazila’s Dakkhin Dhubni village under Shingimari union.
Police sources say Sadia, the youngest among her five siblings, is a fourth-year student at Begum Rokeya University.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Hatibandha police station Omar Faruk said: “During initial interrogation, she told us that she has links with militants. She has been using technology and social media to develop terrorist network for a long time.”
Police confiscated three smartphones from her.
She has been accused in a case filed under the Special Powers Act on Thursday. A Lalmonirhat court sent her to jail, rejecting her bail petition.