Law enforcers cordon off a building in Birampur area of Jessore suspecting it a militant hideout.
Law enforcers find the body of a child at “Neo JMB” hideout in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong, raising the death toll from the overnight raid to five. Four bodies of suspected militants including a woman are also recovered after end of the raid codenamed ‘Assault 16’.
The case filed over the much lauded Dhaka raid in Kalyanpur on July 26 has been handed over to the specialised counter-terrorism unit of Bangladesh.
Benazir Ahmed, director general of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab), announces Tk 10 lakh reward if any activist of militant outfits returns to normal life and gives specific information about their activities.
The Committee to Protect Journalists praises the arrest of a suspect who took part in the killing attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.
Police claims detention of 10 suspected militants on the sixth day of the nationwide crackdown on militancy.
BNP is to hold a countrywide demonstration on Saturday protesting arrest of “innocents and party activists” during police’s countrywide crackdown.
BNP alleges that the government has given law enforcers a chance to indulge in ‘arrest trade’ as their Eid tips in the name of ongoing crackdown on militants.