NATORE: Police detained four members of banned militant outfit Jamatul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in a drive at a house in Dighapatia area of Natore sadar upazila Tuesday (March 13).
The detainees are identified as—Shafikul Islam, 24, Fazlur Rahman Fazlu, 38, Anisur Rahman Anis, 40 and Jakir Hossain, 38.
Some equipment including five hand-bombs, petrol, CD disk, laptop, motorcycle and organizational books were seized from the alleged hideout.
Natore superintendent of police (SP) Biplob Bijoy Talukder confirmed the news.
Earlier, police cordoned-off the house in Dighapatia area since 4:00am in suspicion of militants might be hiding there.
A special team of district police and detective branch (DB) police led by SP Biplob Bijoy Talukder conducted the drive.
Necessary action will be taken regarding this, said Biplob.
BDST: 1237 HRS, MAR 13, 2018