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2 'JMB militants' held in city

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Two JMB activists were arrested from city's Tejgaon area with some locally made weapons and Jihadi books by RAB-2. This picture was taken from RAB Media Centre on Tuesday.

Staff Reporter  :
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militants of the banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the city's Tejgaon area on Tuesday.
The arrested men  have been identified as Nuruzzaman Labu, 39, and Nazmul Islam Shaon, 26.  
RAB claimed to have seized some local arms, extremism-inciting books and foreign currencies in their possession, they RAB official said.
In a primary interrogation, they confessed that were involved in militant organization in 2015, the CO said.
They also targeted to kill a newly converted Christian according to him.

Labo was bomb expert and was made the chief of JMB of Jhenaidah unit, he added.
Meanwhile, Dhaka Metropolitan Police have arrested the sister of the Australia's "IS-inspired knife attack" suspect Momena Shoma for allegedly attacking a policeman in Mirpur of Dhaka and for her involvement with banned militant outfit Neo-JMB.

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