Dhaka: The Rapid Action Battalion on Monday said five members of a new terrorist group Jama'atul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya have been arrested, media reports said.
The suspects have been identified as Md Golam Sarwar, 25, Sakib Mahmud, 27, Md Farhad Hossain, 22, Md Murad Hossain, 21, and Md Wasiqur Rahman aka Nayeem, 28, reports bdnews24.
They were arrested from Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and Gulistan.
Recently, several young men in Cumilla have left home after being radicalised into extremism, RAB spokesman Commander Khondker Al Moin said on Monday, bdnews24 reported.
The RAB has stepped up surveillance and conducted several raids across the country throughout October and November to arrest the members of the terror outfit.