JMB militant held in Dhaka
01:42 PM, August 29, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:15 PM, August 29, 2017

JMB militant held in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claimed to have detained a suspected militant of "Sarwar-Tamim group of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)" from Abdullahpur area in Dhaka last evening.

Yakub Hossain, 35, a motor garage owner in Abdullahpur bus stand, was accused in a case filed with Fatullah Police Station in Narayanganj under Anti Terrorism Act, Lt Col Kamrul Hasan, commanding officer (CO) of Rab-11, told the information to The Daily Star.

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He is said to be a close aide of Abu Yusa, the “ameer” of JMB in Ashulia-Tongi-Gazipur region who was arrested three months ago, the CO said.

 

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