Bangladesh arrests most wanted JMB chief
Bangladesh`s most wanted militant Saidur Rahman, chief of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), has been arrested.
Dhaka: Bangladesh`s most wanted militant
Saidur Rahman, chief of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB),
has been arrested.
Rahman, who is believed to have taken over the
outlawed organisation after its leader and five prominent
commanders were executed in 2007, was arrested on Sunday from
Kadamtali area of the city, The Daily Star reported.
The police immediately did not comment on the arrest
as they were expected to make an announcement later, but
sources described nabbing of Rahman as a "major success".
His arrest came as police and elite anti-crime Rapid
Action Battalion (RAB) troops in the past two days intensified
the anti-militant campaign after a several police officials
were injured in gunfights with suspected JMB operatives.
The outlawed organisation has targeted politicians,
intellectuals and all other things they have considered