Ansarullah Bengali Team

9 ‘Ansurallah members’ arrested

Nine more suspected members of radical Islamist outfit ‘Ansarullah Bangla Team’ have been arrested from Dhaka, police say. Several laptops and ‘jihadi’ publications have been seized from them. Senior Superintendent of Detective Police Md Touhidul Islam said the arrests were made during Saturday’s nightlong raids at Mohammadpur, Badda, Jatrabarhi, Savar, Central Road, and Elephant Road.

Another one remanded in Rajib killing case

A Dhaka court on Thursday placed 6-day remand to Sadman Yasir Mahmud, Ansarulla Bangla Team member and North South University student, in Blogger Rajib Haider killing case.

‘Hitlist’ of 12 found

Police have found a possible hitlist of 12 persons including slain blog activist Ahmed Rajib Haider and two ministers at the office of radical group ‘Ansarullah Bangla Team’ chief’s office.

Blogger Rajib’s ‘killers’ linked to al-Qaeda: DB

The five expelled North South University students, arrested for killing blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider, were linked to international Islamist militant organisation al-Qaeda and were working under a new-born extremist militant organisation “Ansarullah Bengali Team”.

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