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Four command level Neo-JMB leaders identified


Dhaka – Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has identified four more leaders of command level of new JMB, of them, two already fled to India.Additional Commissioner and chief of the CTTC Monirul Islam disclosed it while talking reporters at DMP media centre on Monday.
We have already identified four commanding level leaders of Neo JMB–––Ripon, Khalid, Bashar and Rajib Gandhi alias Shuvash alias Gandhi. Of them, Ripon and Khalid had already fled to India, while Bashar and Gandhi have been staying in the country, he said.
In the meantime, several Neo JMB leaders, including coordinator and trainer, have already killed in the four incidents—Mirpur (Rupnagar), Kallyanpur, Azimpur and Naryangonj.
Four commanding level leaders were killed in Kallyanpur incident, trainer Jahidul Islam alias Major Murad was killed in Rupnagar, coordinator Tanvir alias Abdul Karim in Azimpur and chief coordinator Tamim Chowdhury in Naryangonj incident, the CTTC chief said.
He said that the Islamic militant group used its highest strength in Gulshan Holy Artisan café and Shulakis of Kishorgonj attack. Arounf 60-70 percent strength of the Neo JMB has already lost due to killing of the militant leaders, he added.
Replying to a question Monirul Islam said the Neo JMB collected money and firearms, which were used in Gulshan and Sholakia attacks, were brought through Hundi and via India respectively. He, however, did not confirm the origin of the firearms but said that the CTTC has already get identy of the money sender.
Replying to another question, the CTTC chief said of the two minor children, who were rescued from Azimpur militant den, one has already been handed over to his relatives, while another one, the son of killed militant Karim, is being interrogated by the investigators in remand, he added. – News Desk


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