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4 militants arrested including JMB’s IT chief

01 Feb, 2017 10:29:14

Staff Correspondent: Four suspected militants were arrested from Dhonia in the capital’s Jatrabari area early on Wednesday by members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab).

The arrestees were identified as Ashfaq-e-Azam of Rangpur, Shahinuzzaman of Jhenidah, Ashraf Ali of Jamalpur and Mahbubur Rahman of Bogra.

Tipped off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid on a house nearby AK High School at Kabirajbagh around 3.30am and arrested the four, said additional deputy inspector general Md Jahangir Hossain, also the commanding officer of Rab-10.

The arrestees are members of Neo JMB's Sarwar Tamim group while Ashfaq-e-Azam Apel is the chief of IT section of the militant group, Jahangir Hossain said.

The elite force members also recovered two pistols, 21 bullets, four sharp weapons, huge explosives, mobile phone sets and other electronic devices from their possessions.