A suspected member of banned militant outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir was arrested from Charail area in Keraniganj of Dhaka on Thursday.
The arrestee was identified as Riaz Uddin Sepai, 35, a member of Dhaka District, South, of the militant group and son of Alauddin Sepai of Bhandaria upazila in Pirojpur.
Tipped off, a team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit raided the area and arrested Riaz Uddin around 9:00pm, said Anisur Rahman, inspector of CTTC.
Some sharp weapons, huge jihadi books and leaflets were seized from his possession.
A case was filed in this connection, Anisur added.
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