Special Feature on 'Bangla Bhai'


Bangladesh’s most dreaded terrorist Bangla Bhai is captured today in northern Mymensingh district after a fierce gunfight with Bangladesh’s security forces.

Siddiqul Islam alias Bangla Bhai, the top-most wanted militant and the second in command of JMB, was arrested along with his wife and five associates from village Rampur under Muktagacha upazila in Mymensingh district yesterday at about 7:45am.  [ Read Latest News]


'Fictitious character' becomes real:


Past speaks: These pictures show how Bangla Bhai was protected by the administration in his heydays. The militant chief comes out of the Rajshahi police super's office and speaks to his cadres; he marches through village; A The Daily Star reporter interviews him at a UP chairman's office; a police van escorts his procession. PHOTO Courtesy: Daily Star.



MM's Past Campaign:

MM launched the following appeal on May 30, 2004 when Siddiqul Islam, alias "Bangla Bhai”, the leader of radical Islamist organization Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (Awakened Muslim Masses of Bangladesh), known in popular usage as the JMJB, started terrorizing the masses in the western and southwestern parts of Bangladesh. 

Self-declared Leader ‘Bangla Bhai’ Should be Brought to Justice...


Current News:

Bangla Bhai Surrendered to the Police Ajoy Roy From Dhaka

Bangladesh’s dreaded terrorist Bangla Bhai captured New Kerala - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

Second Islamic rebel chief captured  The Australian - 46 minutes ago

Top Bangladesh militant captured in battle Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 06 2:24 AM

Bangladesh captures second Islamic rebel chief AFP  Mar 6, 2:28 AM ET

Top Islamic militant 'arrested' BBC News - Mar 06 8:31 PM

No room for terrorists in Bangladesh: says PM  The New Nation 7 minutes ago

Backbone of JMB broken: Babar The New Nation, 7 minutes ago

Bangla Bhai’s arrest another drama: says Hasina  New Nation, 8 minutes ago

Bangla Bhai not creation of media Daily Star, 26 minutes ago


Latest news on Bangla bhai... 



Previous Articles/Responses/Appeal on "Bangla Bhai" in Mukto-Mona:

The mysterious financiers of JMB  

The nexus between the militant JMB leaders and Khaleda Zia government

Bangla Bhai Surrendered to the Police

Bangla Bhai Writes to Allah

Who needs a 'Mullah Omar' to mete out street justice in Bangladesh?

 B'desh government courting and appeasing Bangla Bhai, JMJB, and what not?

 The nexus of Khaleda, Nizami, and "Bangla Bhai" harming Bangladesh

 Bangladeshi Taleban

Frontline - Bangladesh A controversial amendment

 Fwd: Taliban training video CD used for JMJB men's training; leaders 

In cold blood, they beat them dead [from Daily Star]

Litany of lies by Maulana Nizami before Secretary Christina Rocca

Bangla Bhai men slaughter 2 today.

Babar claims local MPs patronise Bangla Bhai

Is Bangla Bhai theLaden of Bangladesh?

Terrorism: Bangladesh style

Bangla Bhai ! [Bangla]

Bangla Bhai er Rajottey... [Bangla]

Nirmal Sen's article on Bangla Bhai and Kandu Bhai [Bangla]



Other Newspapers (some sample):

Where's Bangla Bhai? Rab's first question to Rahman 

Bangla Bhai next target: Arrest of Shaikh Rahman major success

Supplementary charge sheet accuses Bangla Bhai

The Next Islamist Revolution? By ELIZA GRISWOLD  (MM Archive)

Govt patronising Bangla Bhai, says Hasina

Existence of any ‘Bangla Bhai’ denied by Bangladesh police ...

50 injured as Bangla Bhai's men clash with police

Radical Islam on the rise in Bangladesh: NYT

Bangladesh fast becoming a `Talibanised' state: NYT:

Bangla Bhai active for 6 yrs

In Bangla Bhai's Emirate Of Terror 

Tk 50000 bounty on Bangla Bhai's head

Bangla Bhai names 4 ruling bigwigs behind operation 

PM irked as Bangla Bhai at large

Another body found near Bangla Bhai camp 

Govt divided over Bangla Bhai arrest 

Cops reluctant to catch Bangla Bhai

Bangla Bhai rules!

A clue to Bangla Bhai? - Deccan Herald

Opposition gives 1-week ultimatum to nab Bangla Bhai

Non-arrest of Bangla Bhai shows PM's failure: Hasina

Bangla Bhai holds rally today

Bangla Bhai men hide in neighbouring districts: 200 caught in cops dragnet

Bangla Bhai's outfit has BNP men's blessing?

Bangla Bhai defies arrest order,visits Natore 

Home Minister Babar claims local MPs patronise Bangla Bhai

'Bangla Bhai' still at large 

The hidden face of Bangla Bhai gang

Bangla Bhai men slaughter 2 today

Bangla Bhai's men put seven more on hit list

India's concern over emergence of Vigilante group in Bangladesh

Bangla Bhai active for 6 yrs

JMJB torture tales surface 

Police escort JMJB in Rajshahi showdown

Evil forces within govt impede inquiry: Dr. Kamal

Muslim Janata rally in Rajshahi as police stand guard

Dhaka's tradition as moderate Muslim state going off-track

In cold blood, they beat them dead

Islamist private army rises in Bangladesh


Bangla Newspapers (some sample):










Courtesy: Prothom-Alo,  Jugantor,  BhorerKagoj,  Janakantha, Daily Star,  New Nation,  Independent,  Observer, and other Bangladeshi & International newspapers.