JMB ‘sleeper cell’ militants held in Dhaka: Rab

Law enforcers today claimed arrest of six members of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with firearms and explosives in Dhaka.

The arrestees include Mostafizur Rahman alias Sifat, 27, an alleged administrator of At-Tamkin website which is said to be run by the JMB.

The rest -- Jahid Anwar alias Parag, 22, Nayon Hossain, 21, Jahid Hasan alias Mayeen, 21, Ziabul Huq alais Zia, 24, and Tazul Islam alias Tazul, 29, -- are said to be the “sleeper cell” members.

They were arrested during drives throughout Dhaka last night, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) floated a text message to the media this morning.

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and huge explosives were also seized in the drive, they said.

Further details will be revealed in a press briefing later in the day.

source:Daily star