Bangladesh: 4 more arrested over recovery of 31 crude bombs in capital’s Uttara

Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested four persons from Dhaka’s Uttara and Turag areas in connection with recovering 31 crude bombs from Uttara. The arrestees are: Sohrab Hossain (21), Tawhidul Islam (22), Selim Mia (32), and Uzzal Mia (24). Read More …

Bangladesh: CTTC arrests five suspected Neo JMB men over Paltan bomb blast

Five suspected members of Neo JMB, an offshoot of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), have been arrested by the Counter Terrorism and Transnational (CTTC) unit of police in Sylhet over a bomb blast in Paltan. The identities of Read More …

Bangladesh: Bomb explodes at Pallabi police station, 5 injured

A bomb explosion at Pallabi police station compound in Dhaka has left five people, including four policemen, injured. The incident occurred at around 6am on Wednesday. Pallabi police station Officer-in-Charge Nazrul Islam said a police team recovered the bomb, which Read More …

Bangladesh: Intel on Possible ‘Militant Attack’, New Security Alert Before Eid

The police have received intelligence that militant outfit “Neo JMB” could try to carry out attacks centring the Eid-ul-Azha. The Police Headquarters has already instructed its various units to remain cautious about the Islamic State-inspired outfit and take necessary measures Read More …

Dhaka: ‘New Neo JMB cell behind remote bomb’

The Improvised Explosives Device that went off at a traffic police box in Chattogram’s Sholoshahar on Friday was detonated by remote control. A separate cell of the IS-inspired militant outfit Neo JMB carried out the attack. The IED was powerful Read More …

Bangladesh: Two militants arrested with ties to attacks on police

Police have arrested two operatives of Neo-JMB, an offshoot of the banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Majahideen Bangladesh, over the attacks on police in Dhaka in 2019. The militants have been identified as Jamal Uddin Rafique, 26, and Anwar Hossain, 25. Jamal, Read More …