'Neo-JMB' accumulated bomb-making materials
The huge quantity of bomb-making materials recovered from a militant den in Jessore on Monday night was accumulated by “Neo-JMB” to create subversive activities in the town, claimed police yesterday.
ATM Ajmal Huda, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, told The Daily Star that a man, Mozaffar Hossain, arrested on Monday and three of his aides who are on the run, accumulated such materials.
On Monday, during an hour-long raid on the house of Mozaffar in Pagladah area of Jessore sadar, police seized five litres of acid, 150 detonators, 25 packets of explosive gel and a large amount of grenade-making equipment, police had claimed. A loaded pistol and three magazines were also found inside the “militant” hideout.
OC Ajmal said Mozaffar was recently given the charge of regional commander of militant outfit “Neo-JMB”.
Meanwhile, police filed a case under the Anti-Terrorism Act against Muzaffar and three of his aides yesterday.