Four members of militant group neo-JMB along with Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh commander Sohel Mahfuz aka Hathkata Mahfouz has been detained by Bangladesh police on Saturday for carrying out terrorist attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in Chapainawabganj of Bangladesh.
As per the sources, the culprits were detained on Saturday in the morning. Three accused have been identified as Neo JMB IT Specialist Hafizur Rahman Hafez, arms Supplier Jewel and Rajshahi, Chapai and Natore Coordinator Jamal.
As per police official, Sohel Mahfouz had given the grenade of Gulshan attack. They were captured while doing meeting at ‘Local Tea Stall’ in a mango orchard in Shibganj. The reports revealed that Sohel Mahfouz is the head of neo JMB group. The investigation was in process since long time.
As per the police officials, Sohel Mahfuz was indulged in the Gulshan attack. He has been shifted to Counter Terrorism unit in Dhaka. On the other hand, three others who are culprits in Chapainawabganj’s issues, will be shifted to the local court.
A source expressed that, the name of Sohel Mahfuz came as a provider of arms and grenades while examining Gulshan assault case. Indeed, even one of the charged for the issue, Jahangir Alam false name Rajiv Gandhi, in his testimony in the court, told that the explosives utilized as a part of the Gulshan case were made at the Shewrapara cave inDhaka.
Mahibul Islam Khan, representative magistrate of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit, told the media that the captured Sohel Mahfouz is included in the arranging of the assault on Gulshan other than an arms and projectile providers. He is being conveyed to Dhaka. Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit will examine him for point by point data.
Police authorities said that the ‘charge sheet’ of Gulshan assault case has been adhered because of slipping away of outlaw five including captured Sohail. Out of these five, it is imperative to believe that aside from Sohail, Rashedul Islam nom de plume Rash and Basharuzzaman nom de plume Chocolate are especially vital.
Monirul Islam, leader of the Counter Terrorism Unit of the Gulshan assault examination, said that the Sohel Mahfouz was distinguished as activist before the Gulshan assault. He is an establishing Shura individual from the JMB. The analysts got data that Sohail, who had gone underground for quite a while, joined the neo JMB two years back.
Ostracize Tamim Chowdhury, who was slaughtered in police strike, built up the neo-JMB, police said. Activist association Neo JMB prompt do the Gulshan attack,police affirmed.
On July 1, a year ago, 20 outside nationals and two cops were murdered in a dangerous fear based oppressor assault at nearby Holey Artisan Bakery of Gulshan zone in the capital.