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2 suspected JMB men held in Chapainawabganj

  • Published at 01:18 pm February 26th, 2019
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RAB presents two suspected JMB members before media, arrested from Ajhoir area of Chapainawabganj on Tuesday; February 26, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

The detainees have been identified as members of JMB’s Gayere Ehsan wing

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained two suspected members of the banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Nachol upazila of Chapainawabganj.

They were picked up in Ajhoir area, with many Jihadi books and leaflets in their possession, around 1:30am on Tuesday.

The detainees are Bairul, 34, son of Nazrul Islam of Furshedpur village of Nachol upazila; and Shafiqul Islam, 48, son of Mamtaz Hossain of the same village.

Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Chapainawabganj RAB 5 Camp Commander Squadron Leader Sayed Md Abdullah Al Murad said: “Acting on a tip-off about a secret meeting attended by six-to-seven JMB members, a special team of ours conducted a drive in a guava garden of Ajhoir area and detained the two; while four-to-five JMB members managed to flee scene.”

“During initial interrogation, the detainees confessed that all of them are active members of JMB’s Gayere Ehsan wing,” he said.

A case has been filed against the duo with Nachol police station, the ASP added.