Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three suspected members of banned Islamic outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from different parts of Sadar and Shibganj upazilas early Tuesday.
The arrestees are Rahmat Ali, 47, son of Abdul Gafur, Jahangir Alam, 43, son of Mafiz Uddin and MoazzemHossain, 30, son of Hazrat Ali of Shibganj upazila.
Tipped off, a team of Rab-5 conducted a drive at Durgapur Purbapara in Sadar upazila and arrested Rahmat Ali around 3:45am.
Following his statement, the elite force members conducted another drive at Chakla in Shibganj uapzila and arrested Jahangir and Moazzem, said a press release of Rab.
Police also recovered some jihadi books and passports from their possession.
risingbd/Rajshahi/June 19, 2018/Tanjimul Haque/A K Azad