SYLHET: Nine suspected members of banned militant group ‘Allahr Dal’ were arrested from a house at Arambagh in Sylhet on Wednesday night.
The arrestees are- Manik Akanda alias Mehedi Hasan, 32, of Bogura, Jahir Uddin Babor, 20, of Noakhali, Abul Kalam Azad, 20, of Cumilla, Tomi Uddin Sumon, 30, of Sunamganj, Ashraful Islam, 29, of Rajshahi, Rasel Ahmmed, 24, Kamal Ahmmed, 25, Jewel Ahmed, 24 and Md Swapan Ahmmed of Sylhet district.
A team of Police’s Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit raided a house under Shah Poran Police Station with the assistance of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) around 10:30pm.
SMP’s Additional Commissioner Poritosh Gosh confirmed the mater at a press conference at the SMP headquarters on Thursday afternoon.
The arrestees admitted to plotting acts of sabotage, he added.
BDST: 1913 HRS, JAN 30, 2020