Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) , a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, arrested four alleged members of banned militant group "Allah'r Dal" from Dilkhula Road under Khulna Sadar thana on Wednesday night.
The arrestees are—Md Raja Mia alias Nur Alam, 31, Md Ajekul Islam, 24, Md Ahsan Ullah alias Nirob, 27, and Abdul Hamid, 35.
Based on Secret information, a team of the ATU conducted a raid at a 5-storey building of Dilkhula road at around 22:30 pm and arrested the four members of Allah'r Dal, said Superintendent of Police (SP). Mahiduzzaman, of the ATU headquarters in Dhaka.
Four mobile phone sets and various types of books on extremism and documents were recovered from their possessions.
During interrogation after the arrest, the arrestees confessed that they are members of the banned militant group Allah'r Dal. They were gathered on the ground floor of the building for holding a secret meeting aiming to kill important people as well as to damage stagte property, the SP (Media) Mahiduzzaman said.
A case was filed with Khulna Sadar police station under Anti-Terrorism Act.