Benazir Ahmed, Director General of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday announced Tk 10 lakh reward if any activist of militant outfits returns to normal life and gives specific information about their activities.
Benazir Ahmed made the announcement while addressing a press conference at Sariakandi upazila in Bogra after the joint forces carried out a crackdown in Dhunat and Sariakandi upazilas of the district today.
Apart from this, Tk 5 lakh will also be given to anyone who provides specific information about activities of terrorist and militant groups, the Rab DG also said.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), police and paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) conducted the anti-militancy drive, reports our local correspondent.
Around 500 Rab, 200 police and 100 Border Guard Bangladesh members divided into eight groups carried out drives at different places in the two upazilas.
The drive was initiated following information provided by Shariful Islam alias Shafiul Islam alias Saiful Islam, one of the suspects in the Sholakia Eid congregation attack.
Three machetes, three knives and six jihadi books were recovered during the drive that started at 1:00am and continued till 4:00pm.