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3 arrested with explosive in Sylhet

SYLHET, Jan 8, 2018 (BSS) - Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-9) in a drive arrested three people with huge explosive materials from Suraighat area under Kanaighat upazila of the district on Sunday evening, a RAB official said today.

The arrested men were identified as Ibrahim, 40, M Ashique, 19, and Rayhan, 35.

Acting captain of RAB-9 Major Zamshedur Rahman at a press briefing said "RAB recovered 300 pieces of high explosive power gel, 300 pieces of detonators and two mobile phones from their possession".

RAB are conducting drive to arrest more associates of them, the RAB officer said.