Detectives claimed to have detained a Shariah board member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team from Dhaka’s Jatrabari area on Friday night.
Monirul Islam, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police disclose the information in a briefing at DMP Media Center.
The detainee is Hafez Maolana Md Maksudur Rahman alias Abdullah who went to Jatrabari to attend a meeting of the militant organization, Monirul said.
In primary interrogation, Rahman admitted that he is a member of the ABT’s Shariah board, Monirul added.
Rahman became interested in the “jihad activities” while he was a student of Faridabad Madrasa in 2007 and took training on different types of militant activities in 2015 at a hideout in Uttara’s Dewanbari area..