Bangladesh indicts IS ‘coordinator’, three suspected militants

Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court has indicted a suspected coordinator of the Bangladesh chapter of the Islamic State (IS) and three other members of the organisation, the media reported on Tuesday.

The prosecutor said the court on Monday fixed February 25, next year, for deposition by witnesses, bdnews24 reported.

Those indicted are IS “coordinator” Shakhawatul Kabir, and three suspected members of the outfit, Anowar Hossain Baten, Rabiul Islam and Nazrul Islam.

All but Kabir denounced the charges and sought acquittal.

Police pressed charges in court against them on May 15 and described Kabir as the “Coordinator of the Bangladesh chapter” of the Middle East-based terror group.

The four were arrested on January 18 when Kabir was holding a meeting to recruit members for IS.

Police said they had seized a large number of IS leaflets and a laptop containing several terror-linked videos.

 

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