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  • Huji top leader remanded

    Huji was being reorganised

    A top leader of Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islam Bangladesh was attempting to reorganise the banned outfit after returning from Dubai, said CTTC officials after arresting him and two others yesterday.

  • A doctor and a hitman?

    A doctor by profession, 38-year-old Jahidul Alam Kadir also cultivated a seemingly innocuous hobby: collecting firearms.

  • Stabbings in Melbourne, Dhaka: The sisters 'acted as lone wolves'

    The Bangladeshi girl arrested in Australia on charges of stabbing a man in Melbourne had been in a relationship with Najibullah Ansari, who reportedly went to Iraq and joined Islamic State, investigators said yesterday.

  • Mufti Jashim

    Akayed followed Jasim's writings

    Akayed Ullah, accused of setting off a bomb in a crowded New York subway passage on Monday, was apparently influenced by sermons and write-ups of radical Muslim preacher Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani, police said.

  • 'ABT man' arrested in India

    A Bangladeshi, believed to be a member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), was detained in Muzaffarnagar district of India's Uttar Pradesh yesterday.

  • A 'turning point' in fight against terror

    The operation “Storm 26” in the capital's Kalyanpur last year was a turning point for law enforcers as documents seized at a “Neo JMB” den there and information gathered subsequently helped law enforcers fight back against the country's rising terror network, counterterrorism officials said.

  • 3 'militants' killed in 'shootouts'

    Four people, three of whom suspected militants, were killed in three separate “gunfights” between “their cohorts” and law enforcers in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Brahmanbaria yesterday.