Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a suspected member of the banned militant group Ansar al-Islam from the Court House Street area of Old Dhaka.
The arrestee has been identified as Muhammad Abdullah Al Amir alias Ajmir. A smart phone was seized from him, said DMP’s Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman.
A team of CTTC arrested Amir from the Court House Street area on Wednesday afternoon. “He’s an active member of Ansar al-Islam, a banned militant group,” Rahman said.
The DMP official said Amir kept in regular contact with various IDs supporting Ansar Al Islam, Gazwatul Hind through Facebook.