Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh

Aug 17 series blast: 14 JMB militants jailed for 20yrs

A Tangail court sentences 14 militants of banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 20 years’ imprisonment in August 17 series blast case in Tangail district 12 years ago.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

5 ‘militants’ held in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains five alleged members of newly formed militant outfit Al Ansar (Huji), including its chief coordinator, from Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

Dhaka raid: Cops identify 7 militants

Police disclose the identities of seven among the nine militants who were killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area yesterday.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

BNP discusses militancy issue with diplomats

Diplomats of different missions in Bangladesh hold a meeting with BNP leaders at the party’s chairperson’s office at Gulshan in Dhaka this afternoon to discuss militancy issue and present political situation in the country.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

Dhaka militants changed dress after Fazr prayers when they saw end coming

The militants who were killed in gunfight with the law enforcers early morning Tuesday change their dress after the Fazr prayers and wore black punjabis, says a neighbour who observed the militants time to time from around midnight till dawn from an adjacent building.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Sheltering café attackers: 3 sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court sends three people, who were arrested for renting out a flat to suspected Gulshan café attackers, to jail after completion of their eight-day remand each.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Cops release stunning pictures of Dhaka terrorists’ den

Police release stunning and chilling pictures of what was found inside the terrorists’ den at Kalyanpur in Dhaka that give a glimpse of the militants’ life.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Dhaka raid: Injured Hasan remained missing for a year

Rakibul Hasan alias Rigan is an alleged militant activist who sustained bullet injuries during a joint drive in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area on July 26, 2016 and has been missing for a year.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Defeated forces of 1971 behind ‘militant attacks’: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan holds the defeated forces in the Liberation War of 1971 solely responsible for the recent militant attacks across the country.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Madrasa teacher held for ‘renting house to Sholakia attacker’

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains a madrasa teacher in Gaibandha for renting out his house to a suspected militant, who was arrested during Sholakia attack on the Eid day.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

Verdict on Gazipur bomb attack appeal on July 28

The High Court fixes July 28 for delivering verdict on the death reference and appeals in a case filed over a suicide bomb attack inside the Gazipur Bar Association office in 2005 that killed nine people and injured scores of others.