Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh

Two JMB suspects held

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) with some books on jihad and leaflets from Ajhoir village in Nachole upazila early yesterday.

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

Burdwan blast: 4 JMB members jailed for 7 years

Four members of the banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been sentenced by a special court in Kolkata to seven-year imprisonment over the 2014 bomb blast in West Bengal’s Burdwan district.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

Two JMB suspects held

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) with some books on jihad and leaflets from Ajhoir village in Nachole upazila early yesterday.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

3 more killed in 'shootouts'

Three people including an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in the capital and Gaibandha early yesterday.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Militants grow in silence

While the government was taking pride in containing militancy by cracking down on Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) over the last several years, two new radical Islamist groups have built up an extensive network that remained relatively unnoticed until late last year.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

‘JMB man’ arrested with arms

Police arrested a suspected member of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) at Shajahanpur upazila early yesterday for his alleged involvement in a gun attack on a Shia mosque in Shibganj upazila that left the mosque muezzin dead last year.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

JMB behind Hossaini Dalan attack

Outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh carried out a bomb attack on a gathering of “non-Islamic” Shia community at Hossaini Dalan last year to announce their existence, confessed two JMB members.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

3 JMB men sent to jail

A Chittagong court yesterday sent three suspected activists of outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to jail after their five-day remand had ended.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

JMB den busted in Chittagong

Law enforcers for the first time found a semi-automatic sniper rifle from a den of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), police say. Detectives in Chittagong raided a rented flat of JMB regional commander at Amanbazar on the city outskirts early yesterday and recovered the MK-11 semiautomatic sniper rifle. According to Chittagong Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abdul Jalil, neither police nor Rab use this rifle in Bangladesh.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

JMB man admits shooting Kunio Hoshi, cops say

An operative of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), who opened fire on Japanese national Kunio Hoshi, makes judicial confession about his role, a top police official says.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Ctg JMB leader held with explosives

Police arrested a leader of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Chittagong unit with explosives and grenade-making materials in the port city today.