The top leader of Hizb ut Tahrir was arrested from Adabar in Dhaka


RAB-2 has arrested Nafis Salam Uday (47), the top fugitive militant leader of the banned militant organization Hizbut Tahrir from Adabar in the capital.

There are 5 cases against him under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Besides, he is an absconding accused who has been sentenced to two years in the case of assault on the police.

RAB-2 Assistant Director ASP Shihab Karim gave this information on Saturday (June 8).

He said, on Friday (June 8) midnight, the fugitive accused Nafis Salam Uday was arrested in the Adabar police station area of ​​the capital on the basis of intelligence information. Nafis Salam Uday was in charge of the top militant and dawa division of the banned militant outfit Hizb ut Tahrir. He was conducting the activities of the militant organization from hiding for a long time.

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During the questioning of the arrested Nafis, ASP Shihab Karim said that Nafis had been promoting extremist militant books which had been banned in different parts of the country including Dhaka and encouraging the young generation to engage in militancy. He was in regular contact with the group leaders of Hizb ut Tahrir through offline and online and used to distribute anti-state and anti-government leaflets and invite them to various mosques.

The RAB official also said that the arrested accused has been handed over to Adbar police station.

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