DHAKA, Police arrested three operatives of the banned militant outfit of the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with commando knives and explosives from the city's Kamlapur area.
We arrested three JMB men, Abdul Hakim, Noman and Shafi and seized 30
commando knives, one double edge, 30 TID containers and 1.5 kilograms of
explosives from Kamlapur Rail Station area around 8pm on Wednesday, said a
During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees confessed their link to the
militant organization saying that Abdul Hakim is chief of JMB's Cox's Bazar
region, while Shafi military chief of the region, he said, adding that all of
the arrestees are the residents of Cox's Bazar.
Quoting the arrestees, he also said that the JMB men had a plan of
carrying out target killing centering the 11th national election as well as
subversive acts at Cox's Bazar on 31st night.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)