Four JMB suspects held with bombs

Dhaka,  Monday,   2016-09-20
Published : 20 Sep 2016, 13:58:24 | Updated : 20 Sep 2016, 13:59:42

Four JMB suspects held with bombs

Detectives arrested four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from a madrasah in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj early Tuesday, reports UNB.

The arrestees were identified as Abu Bakar Siddiki, 49, a resident of Gandail village in Kazipur upazila, and Joynal Abedin, 55, a resident of Erandah village in Raiganj upazila, and his two sons -- Borhan Uddin, 28, and Imran Ali, 26.

Superintendent of Police Miraz Uddin said a team of the Detective Branch (DB) of police conducted a raid on Jamiatul Quran Cadet Madrasah under Salanga thana in Raiganj upazila and arrested them at about 5.00am.

The law enforcers also recovered 10 live bombs, bomb making materials, and jihadi (religious uprising) books.

Details about the drive will be disclosed at a press briefing later, the SP added.

- TM
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