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 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

DMP publishes videos of ‘Avijit killers’

Dhaka Metropolitan Police publishes seven videos of six suspected killers of writer and blogger Avijit Roy.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

‘No national unity with BNP’

The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance leaders turn down any possibility of forging a national unity with BNP-led alliance for stamping out militancy from the country.

August 7, 2016
August 7, 2016

Japanese killing: 8 JMB men indicted

Eight militants of the banned Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are indicted over the murder of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi in Rangpur.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

RU hands over list of 30 ‘absent’ students to cops

Rajshahi University (RU) authorities hand over a list of 30 students of different departments who remained “absent” for a long time.

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...

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...

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.