Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested an alleged chief of the female wing of militant group “Neo JMB” from the city’s Kamalapur area on Tuesday.
A team of the CTTC conducted a drive in North Kamalapur area in the city around 4:50pm and arrested Asmani Khatun alias Asma, 28.
Sources at the CTTC said Asma, of Khankhanapur Southpara village under Rajbari Sadar police station, has been recruiting female members through online for a long time secretly after she was given the responsibility of the chief of the Neo JMB Female wing.
The CTTC officials said they arrested her with two cellphones.
She also sent some members of Neo JMB’ to so-called ‘hijrat’ (migration) and many of them were arrested at different time.
Asma was connected online with top Neo JMB leaders like Islam Al Hindi, Abu Dujana and Abu Mohammed.