|Published : 10 Mar 2017, 18:50:37|
Police arrest JMB ‘suicide squad’ member in Mymensingh
Police arrested an alleged suicide squad member of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Shasyamala Kanapara village in Mymensingh Sadar upazila on Thursday night.
The arrestee was identified as Billal Hossain, also a member of Dapunia union parishad, reports UNB.
Based on secret information, a team of police raided the house of Billal at night and arrested him, said Quamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Model Police Station.
Police also seized five ‘jihadi’ books from his house.
The OC said Billal, a suicide squad member of the militant outfit, is accused in five cases, including of murder. “He had long been on the run.”