A freedom fighter (FF) was hacked to death on May 26 near Lal Hospital at Khalishpur of Khulna District, reports Daily Star. The victim was identified as Altaf Hossain (60), son of Anwar Hossain Molla of Khalishpur Housing Estate. Altaf was a retired soldier of Bangladesh Army.
Meanwhile, Security Forces arrested two suspected militants of banned Islamisat outfit Allar Dal from village Kismat Bagchi under Sadullapur sub-district of Gaibandha District.Further, Police arrested Islami Chhatra Shibir cadre from Rajshahi University (RU) campus on May 27 in connection with February 9 violence on the campus. Arrestee Firuz Hossain Mintu, 35, is a resident of Hetem Kha village adjacent to the University.Separately, 13 people have been sued for killing a FF during the liberation war in 1971.
A petition case was filed on May 26 by one Aleya Begum accusing the 13 in the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate of Bagerhat Mohammed Rakibul Islam.According to the reports of Daily Star, the detained Chief of the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Saidur Rahman, claims during interrogation on May 26 that the outfit has 400 full-time members across the country and a military wing capable of launching spectacular attacks. It has huge explosives, handmade bombs and grenades stashed at different dens.