2 Neo JMB men arrested in Ctg


PV Desk : Members of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) and Detective Branch (DB) of Police in a joint drive arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Neo- Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from East Madarbari area under Sadarghat police station in the city last night.

The law enforcers also recovered eight hand grenades, two bombs and two suicidal vests from their possession.

They are identified as Asfaqur Rahman alias Abu Zahir Al-Bangali, 22, of Mymensingh and Rakibul Hasan Jony alias Abu Taif Al Bangali, 19, of Muradnagar upazila in Comilla district.

A A M Humayun Kabir, additional deputy commissioner of DB police, said that a CTTC team raided a five-story building in Balurmat area of East Madarbari at around 11.30 pm and arrested them along with the explosives.