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150 organisations linked to militancy Around 150 organisations are either connected to militant activities or they support militancy in Bangladesh, claims a “white paper” released yesterday by an enquiry commission investigating militancy and communal terrorism. Militant activities are also run in at least 78 Qwami madrasas while some 19 newspapers, including dailies, weeklies, and monthlies, are serving the purpose of militant organisations, according to ... Read More »

RAB seizes gun-making materials in Comilla, 3 held

RAB has seized two gun-making devices and detained three persons, including a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader, in a raid on a house in Comilla, reports  RAB-11 commander Mustafa Kaizer said the force raided the house named ‘Nayan Villa’ in Shuvopur on Saturday evening following a tip-off. After the half-an-hour operation, he told the media that three persons were caught ... Read More »

BGB detains Saudi Arab, Rohingya ‘militant’ in Cox’s Bazar

  Cox’s Bazar Correspondent, Border Guard Bangladesh has detained a Saudi Arabian for distributing cash and relief among Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar without permission. A leader of Myanmar’s ‘separatist militant group’ Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) and another person were also detained with the Saudi Arab on Saturday afternoon, BGB Teknaf Battalion-2 commander Lt Col Abujar Al Jahid said. The ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia national,3 others held during secret meet with MP Badi

Hot on the heels of the deadly terror strikes, security forces have detained a Saudi Arabia national and three others during a ‘secret’ meeting with ruling Awami League MP Abdur Rahman Badi in Cox’s Bazar, reports  The three other detainees included the military wing chief of Myanmar’s ‘separatist militant group’ Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO), officials said. A ‘special taskforce’ ... Read More »

Three boys confess to killing 10-year-old coworker in Narayanganj factory, police say

Narayanganj Correspondent Three boys, arrested on charge of murdering their 10-year-old coworker Sagar Barman in a Narayanganj factory, have stated before court that they had killed him, police say. The court also recorded deposition of a witness, another coworker of Sagar, on Friday. Narayanganj Court Police Inspector Md Habibur Rahman said Senior Judicial Magistrate Ishtiak Ahmed’s court recorded the statements. ... Read More »

Police claim death of suspected robber in Jhenaidah ‘shootout’

Jhenaidah Correspondent A suspected robber has been killed in what Jhenaidah police claims to be a ‘shootout’. Police said a gunfight erupted between robbers and a patrol team on a local highway around 2am on Saturday. Two constables have been injured in the incident, said Additional Superintendent of Police Sheikh Azbahar Ali. He said that the robbers blocked the Kaliganj-Jibananagr ... Read More »

Two varsity VCs among 5 get death threats

Chittagong Bureau Five prominent personalities in Chittagong including Chittagong University VC Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury and Prime University VC Anupam Sen have been received death threat. The other personalities who received threats are : Ganajagoron Mancha Chittagong unit co-ordinator Dr Chandan Das, President of Chittagong Union of Journalists Riaz Haider Chowdhury, and Central Organising Secretary of Ekatturer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee ... Read More »

8th militant who killed in Kalyanpur identified as Raihan Kabir who trained Gulshan attackers

Crime Desk Police say they have identified a JMB trainer among the nine suspected militants killed during Tuesday’s raid at an apartment in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur. Raihan Kabir alias Tarek, the eighth of the killed attackers to be identified, was the Dhaka region coordinator of the Jamaa’tul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), said Counterterrorism Unit chief Monirul Islam. Kabir trained the men, who ... Read More »

3 Comilla Victoria College students detained for alleged links to militancy Security agencies have detained three students of Government Victoria College in Comilla in a raid on the college’s hostel, suspecting their link to militants. The raid was conducted around 10:30pm on Wednesday, the district’s Additional Superintendent of Police Abdullah Al Mamun told He said RAB and police conducted the operation following a tip-off. The three detained students are ... Read More »

Case filed under over Kalyanpur militant hideout raid

  Police have filed a case over Tuesday’s raid on a militant hideout in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur. The case, under the Anti-terrorism Act, names the nine killed, the one captured alive and several other unidentified men, said Mirpur police OC Bhuiyan Mahbub Hossain. He said that the case was lodged Wednesday night with the Mirpur Model Police Station. During a routine ... Read More »