Man held in Bagerhat over threat using IS's name

Man held in Bagerhat over threat using IS’s name


Dhaka – Police in a drive arrested a man on Friday night for giving a threat to a teacher and an NOG employee using the name of militant outfit Islamic State (IS) from Doshani in Bagerhat .The arrestee was identified as Ashit Kumar Das, 52, son of late Mani Lal Das, a resident of Doshani area,UNB News Agency Reported.
Superintendent of Police (SP) of the district Pankaj Chandra Roy said Ashit sent two separate letters to Arun Kumar Chakrabarti, a teacher of Selimabad Degree College in Morelganj upazila, and Bikash Chandra Bashu, an employee of NGO Brac.In the letter, Ashit claiming himself a member of Middle East-based militant outfit IS threatened to kill Arun and Bikash.Later, the duo informed police about the matter.Following this, police carried out an investigation and found Ashit’s involvement with the incident and arrested him.
During primary interrogation, Ashit admitted that he had sent the letters following previous enmity and debt related dispute, the SP
added.A case was filed with Bagerhat Model Police Station in connection with the incident.


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