2 Ansarullah Bangla Team members arrested

Published : 20 Feb 2024 09:38 PM

Members of the Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) of Bangladesh Police arrested two members of the banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team from Kaliakair upazila in Gazipur district on Monday and Tuesday.

The arrestees were identified as Abu Syed, 19, of Kaliakair upazila and Naim Molla, 25, son of Hannan Molla of Pirojpur district.

Acting on a tip off, a team of ATU arrested Aby Sayed from Kaliakair upazila on Monday along with two mobile phones. He was an active member of Ansarullah Bangla Team, said Mahfuzul Alam Russel, superintendent of police, media and awareness wing of ATU.

Following interrogation, the ATU arrested Naim from Sadar upazila in Jhalakathi district on Tuesday.

The arrestees were involved in different activities for Ansarullah Bangla Team using cyber space, he said.