Ansar Al Islam
Ansar Al Islam member held in city
Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested a member of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Mohakhali area in the city on Saturday. The arrestee is Ujjal Mia alias Ujjal Khandaker, 23, son of Sunahr Khandaker of Habiganj district. READ: 2 ‘Ansar Al Islam men' held in Narail Police also seized one mobile phone set, some Jihadi books, leaflet from his possession, said a press release of CTTC unit. A case was filed with Banani Police Station.
2 ‘Ansar Al Islam men' held in Narail
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have detained two suspected members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Betbaria area of Narail on Wednesday. The arrestees were Md Abu Nayeem, 25, son of Moniruzzaman Khan of Mirzapur village of Narail Sadar and Shahriar Rana, 22, son of Abu Sayed Sheikh of Raghunathpur village. Read: SC to resume physical operations from Sunday A team of RAB-6 conducted a drive at Masud Miah’s house in the area and detained them. Shahriar Rana was working as the treasurer of Khulna unit of Ansar-al-Islam, said a RAB press release. The elite force members also seized books on extremism and laptops from their possessions. Later, Rab members handed them over to Narail Sadar police on Wednesday night. Read: Fake magistrate held in Jashore On Thursday, a case was filed in this regard. Legal action will be taken in this regard, said Mahmudur Rahman, officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Narail Sadar Police Station.
Ansar Al Islam member held in Dinajpur
The Anti-terrorism unit (ATU) of Bangladesh police have arrested a suspected member of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Bochaganj Thana of Dinajpur district. The arrestee was identified as Md Ashiq Islam, 19, son of Babul Haque of Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon district. He is a first year student of a local degree college. Read: Counter-terrorism police arrest online head of banned Ansar Al Islam According to a media release of Police Headquarters, tipped off, an ATU team arrested him after conducting a drive in Setabganj area of Pirganj upazila on Tuesday noon. During the drive, an android mobile phone set with two SIM cards was seized from his possession. The Facebook ID used in the extremist activities was found logged in on his mobile phone after the seizure. Read:Five ‘members of Ansar Al Islam’ held in Dhaka, Keraniganj The arrestee is a follower of Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani. He used to spread religious extremism by liking, commenting and sharing various extremist Facebook pages and posts of extremist ideologies, said the release. A case has been file against the arrestee, the release added.
Counter-terrorism police arrest online head of banned Ansar Al Islam
The head of the online Dawah branch of banned militant group Ansar-al-Islam has been arrested by the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), a senior official said on Monday. Hasibur Rahman alias Azzam Al Ghalib was captured on Sunday after a special drive in the Abdullahpur embankment area of the capital's Uttara. Son of Habibur Rahman of Mahipur police station in Patuakhali district, he is a LLB (Honors) 1st year student of Manarat International University. Also read: Five ‘members of Ansar Al Islam’ held in Dhaka, Keraniganj Briefing reporters at the DMP's media center on Monday, CTTC chief and Additional Commissioner of the DMP Md Asaduzzaman said Hasibur was introduced with "Zaid Ibne Ali" and "Shafayet Musanna Isa" IDs through telegrams. Then they started propagating the same ideology and member recruitment activities together. Hasibur, along with Zayed and Shafayet, led the online radicalization as the head of the so-called "Tri-Ratne" propagating the ideology of Ansar al-Islam. The mobile phones seized from the arrested Hasibur were initially searched and various extremist content including Facebook, Messenger, Telegram apps were found. Recently, Al Amin Siddiqui, the operator of "Zayed Ibne Ali" and "Shafayet Musanna Isa" IDs, and Jobaida Siddique Nabila, a female militant, were arrested by CTTC. Hasibur used to spread various statements of Ansar Al Islam ideology on various social media and online platforms. He had a far-reaching plan and objective to introduce the state system in the shadow of the banned organization Ansar al-Islam. To this end, he radicalized the younger generation by inciting them to violent extremism by posting various descriptions describing the necessity and effectiveness of the so-called armed jihad, the CTTC chief said. He also said that the arrested militant had been performing the responsibility as the head of the online Dawah branch of the banned militant group Ansar al-Islam. Also read: Ansar Al Islam leader placed on 3-day remand He passed SSC in 2016 and while studying higher secondary at Dhaka Oxford International College, when he was introduced to the ideology of violent extremism and militancy. During this time he began to read a large number of extremist books.
Five ‘members of Ansar Al Islam’ held in Dhaka, Keraniganj
Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, have arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit ‘Ansar Al Islam’ from Dhaka city and its outskirt Keraniganj. Tipped off, a special team of ATU conducted drives from Thursday to Friday night and arrested the five alleged militants. They arrestees are Md Mithun Rahman alias Mithu, 29, Sakib Al Hasan, 19, Mohammad Abdus Shukur Sohagh, 21, Mohammad Jaber, 25, and Md Omar Faruque, 19. Read: Ansar Al Islam leader placed on 3-day remand Mohammad Aslam Khan, SP, (Media and Awareness) of ATU, said based on secret information, the ATU members arrested Mithu from Sher-e-Banglanagar area in the city and recovered one mobile phone set and five books on militancy from his possession. Based on his statement, the specialized police unit members arrested Sakib Al Hasan along with one mobile phone set and two books on militancy from Hazratpur area of Keraniganj. Later, based on information given by Mithu and Sakib, the ATU members arrested Shohagh, Jaber and Faruque, Aslam Khan said. Among them, Sohag and Jaber came to Dhaka from Habiganj and Laxmipur on October 29. Read: Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi The arrestees were involved in spreading online propaganda on extremism, he said. They used to chat by opening a secured Telegram group to plan subversive activities and spread extremist ideology, he added. A case was filed against them with Sher-e-Banglanagar police station under the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Ansar Al Islam leader placed on 3-day remand
A Dhaka court on Saturday placed banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam’s leader Mahmudul Hasan Gunbi on a 3-day remand in an anti-terrorism case filed at city’s Shah Ali police station. Also read: Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Moinul Islam passed the order during a hearing after investigation officer of the case and Sub-Inspcetor of Counter Terrorisom and Transnational Crimes unit (CTTC), Masud Rana prayed for 10-day remand producing the accused before court. Also read: ‘Ansar Al Islam member’ arrested in Dhaka On early Friday the Rapid Action Battalion arrested Gunbi from Beri Badh area under Shah Ali police station. Police later filed a case against him.
Three ‘Ansar Al Islam militants’ held in Rajshahi
Three suspected members of the banned militant group Ansar Al Islam were detained from Belpukur area of Rajshahi city early Friday by the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab).
4 suspected militants arrested from Darus Salam
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested four suspected members of banned militant group Ansar Al Islam from Darus Salam in the city on Wednesday night.
‘Ansar Al Islam member’ arrested in Dhaka
Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a suspected member of the banned militant group Ansar al-Islam from the Court House Street area of Old Dhaka.
4 ‘Ansar Al Islam’ members held in city
Dhaka, Oct 11 (UNB) - Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested four members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from the city’s Jatrabari area on Thursday.