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12:51 PM, November 24, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:42 PM, November 24, 2019

4 JMB militants including northern region head arrested

Law enforcers arrested four members including head of northern region of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Shibganj upazila in Bogura today.

The arrestees are: Md Ataur Rahman alias Harun alias Arafat, 34, head of JMB’s northern region of Rangpur; Md Mizanur Rahman alias Nahid alias Morchal, 42, of Naogaon; Md Jahurul Islam alias Siddique, 27, of Gaibandha; and Mizanur Rahman, 24, of Bogura.

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A joint team of Bogra police and LIC wing of Police Headquarters conducted a drive at Pakurtola bus stand around 1:00am and arrested the four JMB members, said a press release.

The law enforcers seized a pistol, three bullets, three sharp weapons and explosive materials, the release added.


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