DHAKA, Observing that militants are still active
across the world, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General (DG) Benazir
Ahmed today urged all to remain alert against them aiming to eliminate
militancy from the world.
Militancy is a global problem. Militants are still active across the
world. Many youths are getting derailed by using internet and social media,
he said while addressing a press briefing in the city's Gulshan area after
placing a wreath in reminiscence of the people killed in the Holey Artisan
Bakery attack in 2016.
The RAB chief said after the Holey Artisan attack, the law enforcing
agencies with their united efforts were able to detect the militants involved
in the attack and wiped out them from the soil.
Citing the statistics of intelligence agencies of the European countries,
Benazir said a total of 129 militant attacks were carried out across the
Europe in 2018, which revealed that militants were not wiped out globally.
RAB Additional Director General (Operations) Colonel Tofayel Mustafa
Sorwar and its assistant director (media) senior assistant superintendent of
police Md Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan, among others, were present at the press
Earlier, RAB officials placed wreaths on a stage set up in front of the
Holey Artisan Bakery.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)