Top terrorist Zisan’s close aide Shakil held

Dhaka, Thursday   02 April 2020

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Top terrorist Zisan’s close aide Shakil held

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:58 PM, 22 February 2020   Updated: 10:59 PM, 22 February 2020

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained Shakil, a close accomplice of top terrorist Zisan, from Mohammadpur area; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained Shakil, a close accomplice of top terrorist Zisan, from Mohammadpur area; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained Md. Majharul Islam alias Shakil alias Shakil Majahar, a close accomplice of top terrorist Zisan of the Dhaka underworld, from Mohammadpur area in the capital in the early hours of Saturday. At the time, 2 foreign pistols, 2 magazines, and 3 bullet rounds were recovered from him.

Confirming the matter, RAB Director (Legal and Media) Lieutenant Colonel Sarwar-Bin-Kashem said, “The detainee Shakil is known as a right-hander of the top terrorist Zisan. He conducted terrorist activities and extorting for Zishan for many days.” 

While studying at Jagannath University in 2005, Shakil got involved in student politics. Later, he involved in Dhaka metropolitan students' politics. He has been involved in tender work jointly since 2009. He used to work on small work tenders in the railways. Thus, working with tenders from 2010-2012. 

In 2013, he moved to Feni, his home district. Later he got involved in village politics along with family shop work. He returned to Dhaka in 2015 and resumed politics, but got into a dispute with Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan. As a result, there was a dispute over the tender work of the railway. 

Shakil fled to China four days after being named in the killing of Rajib, co-editor of the Dhaka South Jubo League. In 2018, he moved to Dubai and lived there till January 2020. 

While in Dubai, he got acquainted with top terrorist Zisan. Later he worked as a labor broker for Zisan and lived with him in a residential building in Dubai. From that building, they carried out their terrorist plans and activities in Bangladesh through their partners.

Shakil arrived in the country on January 12, 2020. The purpose of coming - to lead the underworld by establishing terrorist activities in Bangladesh under the guidance and assistance of Zisan. Prior to that, Shakil admitted to a hospital in the capital. 

His purpose was to spread panic among the public by creating an undesirable event at the hospital. But his plan was foiled by the RAB drive, said Lieutenant Colonel Sarwar-Bin-Kashem.

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