Vol. 5 Num 558 Wed. December 21, 2005  

7 JMB men chargesheeted in Dinajpur, one held in Barisal

Seven alleged JMB activists were chargesheeted in Dinajpur while a youth was nabbed in Barisal suspecting his involvement with the Islamist militant outfit yesterday.

A Correspondent reports from Dinajpur: Dinajpur police yesterday chargesheeted seven JMB (Jama'atul Mujahideen, Bangladesh) militants for their alleged involvement in the August 17 bomb blasts in the district.

They are Nazrul of Khanpur and Azizul of Ramsagar village in Dinajpur Sadar upazila; Toffazzal of Mohabbatpur, Mokbul of Sikdarhat, Afzal Hossain of Khetripara and Abu Raihan of Chhatoil village, in Dinajpur and Razu of Mirpur in Dhaka.

When contacted, the Assistant Police Commissioner told this correspondent that during interrogation, all the seven confessed to their involvement in the incident.

Our Barisal Correspondent reports: Police arrested a youth --Hafez Enayetur Rahman-- from the CID Camp area at Bogura Road in the city Monday night for his alleged involvement with the JMB (Jamaatul Mujahideen, Bangladesh).

He is the son of Shahjahan Howladar of Pangsha under Rahamatpur union in Babuganj upazila, police said.

Enaeytur Rahman told police that he is a student of class ten of Dumki Madrasha in Patuakhali and his father is a night guard at Patuakhali Science and Technology University.

Barisal Police said he was arrested while roaming suspiciously near the CID Camp. Police claimed that he was arrested as per a confession made by a JMB activist arrested in Barguna earlier in connection with the August 17 bomb blasts in that district.

He will be taken on remand for interrogation, Officer-in-Charge of Barisal Kotwali police Sheikh Zillur Rahman said.

Hafez Enayetur Rahman