Published:  02:57 AM, 14 March 2018

4 'militants' arrested in Natore

Police detained four suspected activists of banned outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Dighapatia area in Sadar upazila early yesterday.The arrestees were identified as Anisur Rahman alias Anis, 40, son of Yunus Ali Mia of Arakandi Poschimpara village in Singra upazila, Shafiqul Islam, 42, son of late Shukur Ali of Chapapukur of Bagatipara, Fazlur Rahman alias Fazlu, 38, son of Bhiku Mondol of Bagatipara and Zakir Hossain aka Zakir Master (38), son of Fozlar Rahman of Kholabaria poschimpara village of Noldanga upozila.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of law enforcers cordoned off a Dubai expatriate's house adjacent to the Uttara Gonobhaban at about 4am and asked the insiders to surrender. Without getting any responses from them the team started operation at about 5am in the house.

After one hour, the four suspected activists of JMB surrendered to the law enforcers. Police, later, recovered five hand bombs, petrol, a laptop, one motorcycle and books searching the house.Superintendent of Police Biplob Bijoy Talukder confirmed the matter and said details will be come to light after interrogation.

-Naimur Rahman, AA

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