Two 'militants' placed on 5-day remand

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 19:34, Oct 14, 2019 | Updated : 22:02, Oct 14, 2019

Suspects Mehedi Hasan Tamim and Abdullah Azmir were detained from Dhaka’s Mohammadpur late on Sunday (Oct 13) by the Dhaka metro police’s (DMP) Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit.A Dhaka court on Monday (Oct 14) placed two militants of Neo-Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five-day remand each in a case lodged for carrying out attacks on police in Dhaka.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan passed the order as police produced Md Mehedi Hasan Tamim and Md Abdullah Ajmir before the court and pleaded to place them on a 10-day remand.

Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested the duo at the night of Oct 13 from Mohammadpur.

CTTC unit chief additional commissioners Monirul Islam at a media briefing earlier said the arrestees are members of Neo-JMB’s military wing and were involved in attacking police with an improvised explosive device (IED) in city’s Gulistan and Science Laboratory area.

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