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Paltan bomb recovery

5 Neo-JMB men held in Sylhet

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Staff Reporter :
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, or DMP, has arrested five operatives of the outlawed militant outfit, the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh or Neo-JMB, during a raid in Sylhet.
They were apprehended over their suspected ties a crude bomb blast targeting police on Jul 25 and the explosive device found near a police box in Paltan a day later, according to DMP Deputy Commi ssioner Saiful Islam.
The identities of the detainees will be disclosed in a media briefing on Wednesday, he added.On July 26, an on-duty police officer at the capital's Bangabandhu Square Monument in Gulistan found a bomb inside a polythene bag hanging on his motorbike. The bomb disposal unit of police detonated the bomb in a controlled explosion around 8:45pm.
Another bomb blast occurred near a police box in Paltan a day before the incident on July 25.
A case has been filed with Paltan Police Station over the incident and efforts are underway to arrest the other suspects, Saiful Islam said.

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