Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested four members of the militant group named Allah-r Dol from the capital’s Dokkhinkhan area early Wednesday.
The detainees are Sirajul Islam Seherul Mridha, 38, of Pabna, Moniruzzaman Munir, 40, of Narayanganj, SM Hafizur Rahman Sagor, 45, of Khulna and Md Shafiul Moznabil Tuhin, 27, of Rangpur.
“A team of RAB-1 arrested the members of the militant group from the area around 3am on Wednesday,” Commanding Officer of RAB-1 Lt Col Md Sarwar-Bin-Kashem said.
Earlier on August 18, RAB had arrested another four members of the militant group from Hatirjheel area in the city.
Eight members of the same militant group were arrested by RAB in 2010.
Allah-r Dol was first established in 1995 with the leadership of Matin Mehedi.
According to RAB sources, the militant group got involved with Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, a terrorist organisation operating in Bangladesh, in 2004 and conducted a series grenade attack across the country.