Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.