Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh


Bangladesh arrests 10 suspected extremists as raids continue

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:42 PM

The Rapid Action Battalion RAB counter terrorism force detains the suspects in a second day of raids targeting Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh blamed for numerous atrocities including a cafe siege that killed 22 people

Bangladesh arrests IT expert linked to deadly siege

Feb 01, 2017 - 4:49 PM

Ashfak e Azam and 3 other suspects are detained in a raid in the capital in which guns explosives and ammunition were also seized officials say

'Mastermind' of Bangladesh cafe siege killed – police

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:08 PM

UPDATED Police say the bodies of Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected extremist were found after officers raided a property in Dhaka s Rayer Bazar neighborhood

4 MONTHS AFTER. Bangladeshi police stand guard in front of the entrance to the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka on November 15, 2016. Police have handed the Holey Artisan Bakery back to its owners after completing a 4-month investigation into the siege by extremists linked to the Islamic State group. File photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

2 militants linked to cafe siege killed in Dhaka raid

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:09 PM

They are members of a faction of the Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh blamed for a wave of attacks including the July 1 massacre at a Dhaka restaurant says a police spokesman

Bangladesh forces kill 11 suspected Islamist militants

Oct 08, 2016 - 5:05 PM

UPDATED Police have conducted a series of raids on suspected militant hideouts since extremists stormed a posh Dhaka cafe in July

Bangladesh 'free of curse' after police kill militant – PM

Aug 27, 2016 - 2:33 PM

UPDATED Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina praises authorities for the operation which killed Tamim Chowdhury who is believed to have planned the attack on a Dhaka cafe in July

Arrests in Bangladesh anti-militant drive top 8,000

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Bangladesh police say they have arrested more than 8 000 people in a nationwide crackdown launched after a wave of murders targeting minorities and secular activists

ARRESTED. A Bangladeshi man arrested in a nationwide crackdown on militants tries to talk from a prison van with relatives outside a court in Dhaka on June 13, 2016 / AFP

Bangladesh arrests 37 'Islamist militants' in crackdown

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:05 PM

More than 1 000 people are detained following a spate of murders of minorities and secular activists

Christian convert hacked to death in Bangladesh

Mar 22, 2016 - 5:05 PM

At least two suspected militants attack 68 year old Hossain Ali during his morning walk killing him on the spot