Dhaka arrests: IS men claim training in Pakistan


Reuters January 20, 2015

DHAKA: Bangladeshi police arrested four suspected members of Islamic State in Dhaka on Monday, including a regional coordinator for the ultraorthodox group who told police they had been trained in Pakistan. “We arrested them in the city early on Monday, carrying a huge number of leaflets related to militancy for training, a laptop and other materials,” Shaikh Nazmul Alam, deputy police commissioner with Dhaka’s detective and criminal intelligence division, told reporters.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 20th, 2015.


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