The Rapid Action Battalion arrested a suspected member of banned extremist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team in Mirzapur area of Joydevpur upazila in Gazipur on Monday night.
The arrested was identified as Md Nuruddin Sheikh, 22, son of Md Badiuzzaman Sheikh, of village Getia in Sirajganj.
Lieutenant Col Abdullah Al Mamun, commander of a specialised company, RAB-1, said tipped-off that some ABT members met in the area, a RAB team conducted a drive and arrested Nuruddin at about 11:30 pm with some Jihadi books and two mobile phone sets.
Nuruddin reportedly confessed to police that he got involved in the activities of ABT in 2017.
Legal action will be taken against him, said the RAB official.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country