RAB has arrested three active members of banned militant organization Ansar Al Islam from Batiaghata Upazila in Khulna. Jihadi books and mobile phones were seized from them.
They were arrested on Thursday night.
Those arrested are – Ilyas Das Abdullah, Md. Sabirul Islam Sabbir Al Bangali, Shamim Lashkar.
Director of RAB-6 Lt. Col. Feroze Kabir gave this information at the press conference at 12 noon today.
This RAB official said that the RAB members conducted the operation based on a news that the militant members were holding a secret meeting. They were arrested from a tin shed house in Sachibunia rail crossing area of the upazila at 1 am on Thursday.
At that time they were having a secret meeting. RAB officials said that various extremist books, leaflets and mobile phones were seized from them.