Ansarullah Bangla Team

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

ABT targeted top editor

Banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team had plans to assassinate an editor of a leading national daily for publishing an article that allegedly criticised the “hadith on marriage”.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

3 Bangladeshi brothers held in India for 'ABT link'

Three Bangladeshi brothers, suspected to have links with militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team, have been arrested by the Anti-

August 6, 2017
August 6, 2017

‘Ansarullah militant’ held in India

A Bangladeshi national, who is suspected to be a member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), is detained in Muzaffarnagar district of India’s Uttar Pradesh.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

Now confusion over arrest of Mukul's relative

Two days after Mukul Rana was kidnapped in Jessore on February 23 by persons identifying themselves as “Detective Branch members”, his brother-in-law went to the DB headquarters to enquire about him but got arrested, family alleges.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

A little groundwork too much to ask?

Should we take what police say at face value? The answer would hardly be in the affirmative anymore, especially after what has unfolded since Sunday's police briefing on a “shootout” victim they introduced as Sharif.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

'Attacker' of Tutul held

Police yesterday claimed to have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) who they said directly took part in the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.

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-militancy crackdown to 11,648 with only 145 among the alleged militants in the last four days.

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 Sunday's murder of a top police official's wife by suspected militants in Chittagong.

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 Ashulia in April last year that left eight people dead.