JAMAAT UL MUJAHIDEEN

  • India detains suspect in plot to kill Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina December 7, 2014

    Guwahati: Police have arrested a key suspect in a blast in West Bengal who they believe is linked to a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of neighbouring Bangladesh and stage a coup there. Shahnor Alom, who was arrested in a village in Assam on Friday night, belongs to a...
  • NIA arrests Burdwan blast accused Shahnoor Alam from Assam December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Key suspect in the Burdwan blast Shahnoor Alam, alleged to be the financial brain of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, was arrested on Thursday night by NIA with the help of central security agencies from Nalbari district of Assam. NIA, whose probe into the October 2 blast received a...
  • Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen posters found in Purriia November 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Two people were arrested on Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said. The posters of the terror outfit, said to be involved in the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, were found Saturday from Nimtala village in the district. "We...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • Burdwan blast: National Investigation Agency to visit Dhaka on November 17 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit. After getting necessary sanction, a team of NIA, headed by an officer...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Amjed arrested from West Bengal November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In a major breakthrough in Burdwan blast case, security agencies on Monday arrested Amjad, one of the key conspirator, in connection to October 2 blast from West Bengal. The West Bengal police had arrested the main accused of the incident Sajid, a Bangladeshi national and stated to be...
  • Assam government to hand over cases related to jihadi activities to NIA November 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as decided at a law and order review meeting convened by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday. The meeting decided to hand over the cases to the NIA so...
  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • India uncovers suspected plot to assassinate Bangladeshi PM: Officials October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, three senior Indian security officials told Reuters on Tuesday. India will hand over a dossier to Bangladesh with details of the plan by...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP blames Mamata Banerjee government, says CM should immediately resign October 25, 2014

    BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh blamed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal for harbouring terrorists and providing a safe haven for them to execute their terror attacks. Singh said that possibly money in the Saradha scam had reached terrorists of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, who then used that money to launch...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA custody of one extended, two sent to judicial remand October 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday sent Hasem Molla to the NIA's custody till October 31, and two other key accused to judicial custody till November 5 over the October 2 explosion in West Bengal's Burdwan district. Bangladeshi banned outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen is suspected to be involved in the blast. The explosion in...
  • Bangladeshi terror outfit running camps in India June 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Arrested in Dhaka, chief of the banned JamaatulMujahideen now confesses to what India has believed for a long time Bangladeshi terror groups run training camps actively in border districts of India. Arrested in May this year, Maulana Saidur Rehman Jafar, head of JamaatulMujahideen, onetime compatriot of Osama...
  • Bangladeshi terror group recruiting in India June 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Bangladeshi terror groups are running training camps in districts bordering India. Banned terror outfit JamaatulMujahideen's chief, Maulana Saidur Rahman Jafar has admitted during interrogation that many terror camps are running near the border with India. Arrested in May 2010 in Dhaka, Saidur Rehman was Bangladesh's most wanted terrorist and...
  • ExB'desh PM accused of terrorist links November 23, 2006

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's exprime minister Begum Khaleda Zia, and her politician son Tareq Rahman have been accused of having "close links" with an Islamic militant, as the campaign for the parliamentary polls in January hots up. Retired Colonel Oli Ahmed, who left Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to form the Bangladesh Liberal...