Jamaat-e-Islami remains the largest Islamic fundamentalist party in Bangladesh.
A person has been detained in connection with the murder of Prof AFM Reazul Karim Siddiquee, a professor of Rajshahi University.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant activities could not be recruited in the police force.
Police detain two alleged Shibir men, and recover 55 crude bombs and bomb making materials from their rented flat at Mirpur in Dhaka. They are Dhaka College unit Shibir leaders, a police official claims.
The police claim to have thwarted an Islami Chhatra Shibir bid to create communal violence in Chittagong.
Police arrest a Shibir activist with a pistol and 25 sharp weapons in Satkania upazila of Chittagong.
A Rangpur court today jailed seven activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, for 20 years for possessing crude bombs.
Police arrest six leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, with 11 crude bombs at a students' mess in Dhaka’s Arambagh area.