Five members of a family have been arrested over their alleged link with the banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from capital’s Mirpur area on early Saturday.
The detainees are Abu Saleh Mohammad Zakaria, senior principal officer of Sonali Bank, his two sons Kibria and Ahmed Ali, and Zakaria’s wife and daughter.
Superintendent of Police of Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) Md Solaiman said, “Being informed, ATU team conducted a drive at the fourth floor of a six-storey building in Mirpur area on Friday midnight and detained them.”
Solaiman added that the family was involved with the militant activities for a long.
Zakaria sustained injury during the drive and was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, the ATU official said further.
Three police officials were injured during the drive, he added.