3 ‘JMB members’ held in Ctg

Three suspected members of banned militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were arrested from Halisahar in Chattogram on Thursday.

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) identified them as –Md Ashfaq ur Rahman Nayan alias Arif alias Anik, 26, Md Roni Ahmed alias Roni, 31, and Md Ripon Mandal alias Ripon, 30. 

Rab-11 conducted a drive and arrested the trio around 11pm with books on militancy, leaflets and a laptop, said a press release.

During primary interrogation, the detainees confessed that they have been involved with the banned organisation for a very long time and were planning acts of sabotage.