CTTC arrests two over extremist link

Online Desk | Published: 11:37, May 06,2021


Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crimes unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested two people conducting drives in Dhaka and Rajbari on Wednesday night and early Thursday, read a text message of CTTC unit.

The police arrested a member of banned extremist outfit Ansar-al-Islam in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area on Wednesday night on charge of plotting a sabotage at the Parliament building, the message read.

They also arrested an Islamic preacher, Ali Hasan Osama, in Rajbari on early Thursday on charge of delivering speeches supporting extremism, it added.

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