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4 JMB operatives held in Chapainawabganj

  • Published at 11:36 am August 28th, 2018
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detains four operatives of banned JMB at Chapainawabganj’s sadar upazila on Monday

RAB says they were planning to hold a secret meeting

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained four operatives of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)—at Chapainawabganj’s sadar upazila. 

The elite force members also seized firearms, explosives, and Jihadi books during a drive in Dakkhin Shahar area conducted on Monday night. 

The detainees are Aktarul Islam, 46; Abdul Kader, 30; Aminul Islam, 30; and Abdur Rahman, 39. 

RAB 5 Commander Squadron Leader Sayeed Abdullah Al Murad said they raided the area once tipped-off that the JMB members were planning to hold a secret meeting there. 

The team detained the four people from the spot, he said, adding that legal proceedings are underway.