SWAT ready to raid Sylhet ‘military den’
Sylhet : Members of SWAT team and a bomb disposal unit surrounded ‘militant den’ “Achia Villa” in Sibbari area under Dakshin Surma upazila in Sylhet Friday afternoon and ready to attack.
Police earlier urged the alleged militants to come out from the building,.
But, a woman, on behalf of them, shouted refusing the urge saying they are on the way of Allah and police are in evils.
In the morning, the law enforcers conducted a raid in the area.
In response, miscreants hurled a bomb on the members of police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from the ground floor when they were searching the house last midnight, added the source.
Later, the law enforcers started raiding the house after cordoning it off what police claim that it is a militant den.
Uster Mia, owner of the house, said the five-storey building has six units on its each storey and 27 families are living there.
A man named Kawser Ali identifying himself as an officer of a private company rented the house in January and his wife’s name is Marjina.