The bodies of 3 suspected militants have been found at a den in the Ala-tali Char area of Chapainawabganj in a RAB raid.
The elite force also found 2 guns, bomb making equipment, detonators and bombs in the den, and has detained 3 people, including the landlord of the house. Law enforcers cordoned off the house at around 3 this morning. Then there were sounds of explosions from the house at around 5 this morning.
Unb adds, Lieutenant Colonel Rashed Ali, captain of Chapainawabganj BGB-59, said on secret information a BGB teamconducted a drive at a house of Abdul Mannanin the area around 5:00 am and recovered nine pistols, 15 rounds of bullets and two magazines.
However, sensing the presence of law enforcers Abdul Mannan and his son Sadiqul managed to flee the scene, the BGB official added.
Moreover, tipped-off, a team of elite force conducted a drive inRaninagarGopalpurghat area around 9:00 pm on Monday and arrested Ashik along with two pistols, 13 rounds of bullets and four magazines, said Squadron Leader Mohammad Sayed Abdullah Al-Murad, camp commander of Chapainawabganj Rab-5.
Ashik had been involved with arms trading for a long,the Rab official added.
A case was filed with Shibganj Police Station in this connection.