Ansarullah Bangla Team

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

26 ‘militants’ among 3,115 held on day 4 drive

Over 3,100 people have been detained that includes 26 alleged militants during day four of the nationwide crackdown on militants. This brings up the total tally of people held during the anti...

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

48 'militants' among 2,000 new arrestees

Police arrested 48 more suspected militants on the third day of their countrywide clampdown yesterday, taking the total number of captured “militants” to 85 since the special drive began following...

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Inu ‘threatened with death’

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu is anonymously threatened with death through a package containing a shroud, says a ministry official.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

6 militants to die for Ashulia bank heist

Six members of banned militant outfits Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Ansarullah Bangla Team were handed death sentences by a Dhaka court yesterday for the grisly bank heist in...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Bounty for 6 ABT men

Releasing photos of six alleged Ansarullah Bangla Team men, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday put bounties on them

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis

Months after deporting 26 “radicalised” Bangladeshi workers, Singapore arrested another eight Bangladeshis who the authorities said were members of a group called Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB).

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one...

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Ansarullah man held in Sylhet

Detectives detain a member of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in Sylhet in connection with an alleged attack by the militant group during a raid on a flat in Dhaka’s Uttar Badda on February.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Cops claim identifying 3 Avijit killers

Police claim to have identified three persons “who directly took part” in the killing of secular writer and blogger Avijit Roy last year. The three are members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah...

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Militants' den busted in city

Detectives claimed to have busted an "Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) den" in the capital's Mohammadpur early yesterday, hours after a