Published:  03:11 AM, 03 August 2021

2 neo-JMB militants remanded over attack on police


A Dhaka court on Monday placed two alleged members of banned militant outfit neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five-day remand in a case lodged over launching bomb attack on a traffic police box in Signboard area under Siddhirganj Police Station.

The two accused are Shafikur Rahman Hridoy alias Baitullah Mehsud alias Captain Khattab and Md Khalid Hasan Bhuiyan alias Afnan, the Bss reports.Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Asheq Imam passed the order as police produced the duo before the court and pleaded to place them on 10-day remand in the case lodged with Jatrabari Police Station under anti-terror act.

The two men were arrested from Jatrabari area on Sunday and 400 grams of explosive substance, three butane gas cans, one set remote control device, four packets of bearing balls, 10 Christmas bulbs, IED making manual and a motorcycle were recovered from their possessions. They were shown arrested in the case lodged over the May 16 bomb attack, targeting traffic police members in the Signboard area.


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