Rapid Action Battalion members have arrested three suspected activists of the banned militant group Ansar Al Islam from Rajshahi city.
A team of Rab-5 Mollapara camp arrested them during an operation at Haat area in the city around 11:00pm on Wednesday night, reports our Rajshahi correspondent quoting a Rab press release.
The arrestees are: Yousuf Ali Sourav, 21, of Tarash upazila in Sirajganj; Souvik Hasan Sourav, 20, and Shakil Khan, 20, of Chatmohor upazila in Pabna.
They were arrested after they had gathered in the area for holding a secret meeting on carrying out subversive activities against the state, according to the Rab press release.
Some books on extremist ideology and training materials were recovered from them during the arrest, the release added.