The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained Mohammad Asadullah, an assistant teacher of Battali Shah Majidia Nurani Madrasah in Lohagara upazila, Chittagong Thursday night in connection with bomb blasts at two local courts on October 3, reports UNB.
He was arrested following information by Laltu Bepari and Shahadat Hossain who were caught red-handed on Octember 3 while hurling bombs at two local courts keeping the bombs inside books.
As per the statement of Asadullah, RAB members nabbed two other men -- Abu Sadat Sayem alias Sayem Chowdhury from Rumaliachhara in Cox's Bazar and Abu Raihan from Feni - on Thursday night.
RAB sources said all the arrested are members of the JMB's hit-group. Sayem and Asadullah, also believed to be involved in the August 17 serial blasts across the country, will be produced before a court here today (Saturday) seeking to bring them under remand.
Meanwhile in Thakurgaon, police arrested another suspected member of the outlawed Jama'atul Mujaheedin Bangladesh (JMB) from village Kashidanga in Baliadanga thana Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided the village around 10 am and arrested alleged JMB member Matiur Rahman, 35, from his house.