The Detective Branch of police arrested two members of the banned Islamic extremist outfit Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh along with gunpowder in Ramchandrapur Malkarpara area in Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila Sunday morning.
The arrested were Jahid alias Ripon, 33, son of Ruhul Amin of Ramchandrapur Malkarpara, and Saddam Hossain, son of Sher Mohammad of Chapainawabganj municipality.
Assistant superintendent of police (headquarter) Abdul Hye said that, acting on secret information, a team of DB police raided on Jahid’s house around 2:30am and arrested the men with 400 grams of gunpowder and 12 books propagating Islamic revolution.
During primary interrogation, Jahid and Saddam said that they were planning to carry out acts of sabotage in Chapainawabganj.
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