Members of Bangladesh Police on Friday arrested a suspected militant from Bhola Sadar upazila.
He was identified as Md Sarwar Hossain Sohag, 25, son of Nurul Islam of the upazila. Police claimed he is a member of banned militant outfit “Ansarullah Bangla Team.”
Sohel Rana, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police Headquarters, said a team of Police’s Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) conducted a drive in Bhola Sadar Police Station area and arrested Sohag around 2:30pm.
He along with other accomplices were spreading instigating messages through different social media platforms and plotting to carry out sabotage activities at different spots of the country, claimed the AIG.
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Police also seized a mobile phone and documents linked to extremism from his possession.
Meanwhile, a case was filed with Bhola Sadar Police Station against Sohag and some unnamed associates.