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12:00 AM, February 27, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, February 27, 2019

Two JMB suspects held

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) with some books on jihad and leaflets from Ajhoir village in Nachole upazila early yesterday.

The arrestees are Bairul Islam, 34, and Shafiqul Islam, 48, of Furshedpur area in the upazila,  said Squadron Leader Sayeed Abdullah Al Murad, commander of Chapainawabganj Rab camp.

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Actinf on a tip, a team of Rab-5 raided a guava orchard at the village and arrested the duo when a group of JMB men were holding a meeting there.

Six to seven JMB men managed to flee, said the official.

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