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Pakistani among four JMB men arrested in Dhaka

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Dhaka, Nov.30 : Four activists of the banned Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh ( JMB) militant outfit, including a Pakistani national, were arrested on Monday from the airport and Khilgaon areas of Dhaka.

Mohammad Idris Sheikh, Mokbul Sharif, Mohammad Salam and Mostofa Jaman, were said to be linked to Pakistan-based militant activities, police said.

Their target was to carry out subversive activities and stir up instability in the country, the Daily Star quoted the police, as saying at a press briefing at the Dhaka police headquarters today.

They were held in raid conducted on the basis of a tip-off. Twenty-six jihadi books, three passports, five mobile phones and foreign currencies were seized from them. (ANI)