24/11/2014 But detectives said they were interrogating all the arrestees considering their poosible ties to the Rohingya militants and their activities in Cox’s Bazar and Naikhyanchharhi.
A leader of the Awami League unit in Bandarban’s Naikhyanchharhi is among the five people including a Pakistani citizen arrested as suspected militants in Chittagong City.
Police nabbed Md Shafiullah, 38, from Hotel Lord’s Inn at the port city’s Nasirabad on Sunday morning.
The four others are Pakistani Mohammad Alam, 44, Salamat Ullah, 40, Mohammad Amin, 53, and Abdul Majid, 31.
Shafiullah had contested the last Upazila Parishad election with the ruling party’s support.
Police suspect the five were connected with Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) which allegedly is involved with Rohingya militants.
However, one of Shafiullah’s party leaders claimed the man had gone to that hotel to discuss about selling land.
But detectives said they were interrogating all the arrestees considering their poosible ties…
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