4 People Detained over ISIL Connection in Bangladesh

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Bangladeshi security forces have arrested four people in connection with ISIL militants inside Iraq and Syria.

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Bangladeshi security forces have arrested four people in connection with ISIL militants inside Iraq and Syria.
“We detained them in the city early on Monday, carrying a huge number of leaflets related to militancy for training, a laptop and other materials,” said Shaikh Nazmul Alam, deputy police commissioner with Dhaka’s detective and criminal intelligence division.
Alam further added that the suspected, identified as Mohammad Sakhawatul Kabir, told police while under questioning that he and the other three men had received training in Pakistan.
According to Alam, Kabir said his cell was planning to collect funds and weapons for attacks on Bangladeshi government targets.
“The aim of the attacks was to establish a caliphate state in Bangladesh,” Alam said.

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