Hizb-ut-Tahrir man held in Keraniganj

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Keraniganj, May 10:  A suspected member of banned militant outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir was arrested from Charail area here on Thursday.The arrestee was identified as Riaz Uddin Sepai, 35, a member of Dhaka District (South) of the militant group and son of Alauddin Sepai of Bhandaria upazila in Pirojpur district.

Tipped off, a team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit conducted a drive in the area and arrested Riaz around 9 pm, said Anisur Rahman, inspector of CTTC.

Some sharp weapons, huge jihadi books and leaflets were recovered from his possession.

A case was filed in this connection.