Police arrest ‘masterminds’ of bomb attack on Dhaka police


The two alleged operatives of Neo JMB, an offshoot of the banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Majahideen Bangladesh, said they crafted the bombs at the extremist hideout in Narayanganj’s Fatullah which was raided on Sept 23, according to the police.

The militants, identified Md Mehedi Hasan Tanim and Md Abdullah, are also responsible of planning and carrying out the bomb attacks in Malibagh, Paltan and Farm Gate, said DMP Additional Commissioner Monirul Islam.

They graduated as mechanical engineers from Khulna Engineering University before joining the Neo JMB, he added.

They undertook training in a remote shoal in Bhola in February 2018 and enlisted in the military wing of the organisation led by Jamal Uddin Rafique, the younger brother of Farid Uddin Rumi.

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Source: bdnews24.com