22 suspected militants nabbed in S Bangladesh

Published on 23 April 2009

Bangladesh's elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early on Thursday morning arrested 22 suspected militants including 21 women in the country's southern Barisal district, some 170 km away of capital Dhaka. (...) Officials of the United Nations Children's Fund, World Food Program and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Barisal on Monday received separate letters with death threat which were sent by post in the name of a banned Islamist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

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