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3 JMB men held with bomb, firearm in Rajshahi

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-5 in a drive arrested at least three suspected activists of banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Jamira village in Puthia upazila early Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area and arrested them with bomb, gun-powder, pistol and jihadi books, said sources at Rab-5.

Later, the arrestees were taken to Rab headquarters in Rajshahi. Details in this regard will be disclosed at a press briefing to be held later in the day.