4 JMB men held with grenade, explosives in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested four members of banned Islamist militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in possession of a grenade and some explosives from Kasai Bazar in Dakkhin Khan area of the city early Friday.The arrestees were identified as Abbdur Razzak of Chapainawabganj,Hanjela of Naogaon and Mofazzal and Ziaur Rahman of Rangpur.Tipped off, a team of Rab conducted a raid on a house around 1:30 am and arrested the JMB men and recovered an Arges grenade, 30 crude bombs, 12 petrol bombs, some bomb making materials and a few jihadi (religious uprising) books from their possession, said sources at the Rab headquarters.The explosives and grenade had been kept in the house for carrying out subversive activities, added the Rab sources. -UNB