Incidents and Statments involving Islami
Chhatra Shibir (ICS): 2000-2012
December 26: At least 10 Policemen
were injured in an attack by the members of JeI and its student
wing ICS at Dhobra village in Shibganj sub-district of Chapainawabganj
December 25: Police arrested 33
ICS cadres including its sub-district unit 'president' and 'secretary'
at Baghapara in Manda sub-district of Naogaon District.
December 24-25: Law enforcers arrested
56 protestors including members of BNP and JeI ICS cadres in Naogaon,
Noakhali and Lalmonirhat Districts.
December 24: In Noakhali District,
Police arrested 22 persons including JeI-ICS cadres and BNP members
from different areas.
December 20-21: Detectives have
detained at least 38 leaders and cadres of pro-ICS at capital city
of Dhaka, in last two days.
December 19: Police arrested six
people suspecting their links with ICS from a hostel of Chittagong
Government College to avoid any untoward situation ahead of protest
Police arrested one member of JeI
and two cadres of ICS at Banani in Dhaka city.
As many as 6,077 persons including
cadres of JeI and ICS and BNP members have been sued on charges
of attack on Policemen in Pabna District and torching a cotton-laden
truck in Bogra District.
December 18: Thirty JeI-ICS cadres
accused in a case for attacking Policemen and vandalising vehicles
in Ishwardi of Pabna District on December 4, were sent to jail.
December 17: At least 25 people
including seven Policemen were injured when JeI- ICS cadres fought
with law enforcers in Shibganj and Kadamtoli areas of Sylhet city.
At least 13 ICS cadres were arrested
including Lalpur sub-district ICS 'president' Hamidul Islam, in
Natore town of Lalpur sub-district of Rajshahi District.
December 15: A court in Chuadanga
District sent eight cadres of JeI and its student front ICS to jail.
December 14: Police arrested five
ICS cadres from Shapla-kolipara at Jibonnagar sub-district headquarters
and nearby Senerhuda village.
December 7: Police filed two cases
against over 500 JeI and ICS cadres with Kotwali Police Station
on charge of assaulting law-enforcers and blasting crackers during
a clash with the Police in Sylhet city's Zindabazar on December
BGB and Police have also sued 188
JeI-ICS cadres on charges of vandalising a BGB vehicle and injuring
its driver at Mohananda Bus Stand in the Chapainawabganj town of
Chapainawabganj District town on December 5.
December 6: Police in separate drives
arrested seven cadres of ICS in Sadar sub-district of Gazipur District.
They were arrested them with leaflets, two hard disks, CPU, CDs
and books on jihad (holy war) from their possession.
At least 2,000 JeI and ICS cadres
have been sued in two separate cases in connection with December
3 clash at Ranirbandar village under Chirrirbandar sub-district
of Dinajpur District.
December 4: Several people were
injured as sporadic clashes marked the daylong shutdown enforced
by Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) across the country. Several JeI-ICS cadres
November 27: Police arrested seven
cadres of ICS with iron rods and sticks near Chittagong Medical
College Hospital in the Chittagong city when they gathered for "creating
November 25: In Dhaka city, in a
clash between Police and JeI-ICS cadres, three cadres of JeI-ICS
were injured. Police arrested 31 cadres from different places of
November 24: In Chapainawabganj
District, 16 persons including six Policemen were injured during
a clash between Police and JeI-ICS cadres at Nachole Bazar. The
injured Policemen were OC Firoj Ahmed, OC (Investigation) Sayed
Iqbal, Sub-Inspector Momin, Assistant Sub-Inspector Saiful Islam
and two constables. Police arrested five leaders and cadres of JeI-ICS
identified as Yahia Khaled, Enayetullah, Maolana Roisuddin, Yakub
Ali and Mosharraf Hossain.
November 23: ICS cadres attacked
the Police in Jessore town of Jessore District while the Police
besieged a student's mess allegedly controlled by the ICS. In return,
Police fired two blank shots and arrested 12 ICS cadres from the
mess who gathered there to plot subversive activities.
Police has arrested at least 23
more leaders and cadres of JeI-ICS from three other Districts on
charges of the recent attacks on Police, involvement in acts of
violence and suspected link to subversive activities. Of
the arrestees, 11 are from Narail District, seven from Munshiganj
District and five from Narayanganj District.
JeI-ICS sources said that around
20,000 leaders and cadres of war crimes scandal-hit JeI-ICS were
allegedly arrested in the last forty-six months of the AL-led grand
alliance rule. Around two thousand cases, which the party claimed
to be “false and politically motivated”, were also filed against
around 2 lakh leaders and cadres of the party, whose top leaders
were detained in connection with the crimes committed during the
Liberation War in 1971.
November 22: Police arrested at
least 28 leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS from four Districts on
charges of involvement in acts of violence, planning violence and
attack on Police or suspected link to destructive activities. Fifteen
of them were arrested in Narayanganj District, nine in Netrakona
District, three in Madaripur District and one in Manikganj District.
November 21: At least 13 cadres
of JeI and ICS were arrested on charges of attacking Police and
vandalising and torching public property in Narayanganj, Chittagong
and Gaibandha Districts. In Narayanganj District, Police arrested
eight cadres of JeI-ICS for raiding different areas across the District.
The arrestees are Delwar Hossain, Nurul Haq, Shamsul Alam, Hafez
Mohammad, Hasan Ali Bablu, Ramjan, Abdur Rahim and Shoyebur Rahman.
In Chittagong District, Police arrested four JeI-ICS cadres along
with banned books, posters, leaflets and CDs in Fatikchhari sub-District
for anti-state campaigning and attempt to create anarchy. The detainees
are Rashedul Rased, Mozammel Hossai, Jahed Hossain and Shahed Hossain.
In Gaibandha District, Police arrested Rafiqul Islam, secretary
of Sunderganj municipality unit JeI.
November 20: The Police arrested
48 cadres of JeI and ICS in Narayanganj District on charge of attacking
Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir
said the Government had taken all out efforts to resist JeI and
ICS cadres. He said Police had so far arrested some 2,500 JeI-ICS
cadres and cases had been filed against 350 JeI-ICS cadres under
the Speedy Trial Act.
November 19: At least 10 Policemen,
including OC of Sadar Police Station Manjur Quader, were injured
in sporadic clashes between Police and JeI-ICS cadres at No 2 Railway
Gate area in Narayanganj District.
Police arrested at least 107 JeI-ICS
cadres in five Districts including Dhaka on charge of attacking
law enforcers and for vandalism. In Narayanganj District, Police
arrested four JeI-ICS cadres from their procession. In Dhaka city,
16 JeI-ICS cadres were arrested at Kafrul on charge of attacking
Police on November 10. In Chittagong city, Police arrested 78 JeI-ICS
cadres from different dormitories and messes in connection with
their rampage in different places of the port city on November 18.
In Rajshahi District, Police arrested three JeI-ICS cadres at Sonadighi
intersection of the Rajhahi city for resorting to violence after
a procession. In Narshingdi District, Police arrested six JeI-ICS
cadres from their procession in the Narshingdi town.
November 18: The JeI and its student
wing ICS once again swooped on law enforcers, leaving at least eight
Policemen and 11 others injured in Chittagong and Dhaka cities.
In Chittagong city, at least five Policemen, an ansar (helper) and
three auto-rickshaw drivers were injured as the JeI-ICS cadres rampaged
through different places. In Dhaka city, at least 10 people, including
three Policemen, were seriously injured in attacks by JeI-ICS cadres
on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Jatrabari. Police arrested 16 JeI-ICS
cadres in Dhaka and 42 in Chittagong.
November 15: Police unearthed a
training camp, run by JeI and ICS, in Mazampur area of Kushtia District
and arrested nine ICS cadres. The arrestees are Abdul Kuddus (22),
Sajid Hossain (23), Sohag Hasan (21), Robiul Islam (25), Abdul Alim
(22), Ashiqur Rahman (27), Ishaq Ali (23), Ashraful Islam (28) and
Saifullah (30). Police also recovered five bombs, bomb-making materials,
eight detonators, 13 test tubes, 12 batteries, one kg gun powder,
barbed wire, 70 books on jihad, 600 posters, 1300 leaflets and 15
CDs from the first floor of the building.
November 14: 51 cadres of JeI and
ICS were arrested from Dhaka and elsewhere in the country. In Dhaka,
the Police arrested 11 JeI-ICS cadres at Tejgaon on charge of attacking
convoy of Law Minister and Policemen on November 13. In Barisal
District, 34 JeI-ICS cadres were arrested in Barisal metropolitan
area. In Jaipurhat District, the Police arrested a Madrassah teacher
on charge of attacking a Policeman. In Sylhet District, five JeI-ICS
cadres were arrested in the city's Dakkhin Surma and Dargah Mahall
areas while a huge number of leaflets, bullets, machetes, iron rods
and explosive were allegedly seized from their possession.
November 13: JeI and its student
wing ICS once again attacked the law enforcers, leaving about 30
persons including 15 Policemen injured in Dhaka, Khulna and Cox's
Bazar. Police arrested 16 JeI-ICS cadres in Dhaka and 87 others
in Khulna, Joypurhat, Bagerhat, Chapainawabganj and Cox's Bazar.
November 11: Police arrested 42
cadres of JeI and ICS across the country on charges of creating
chaos and attacking law enforcers. 15 cadres were arrested in Jessore
District, 10 in Chapainawabganj District, nine in Chandpur District,
and eight in Naogaon District.
November 9: RAB in separate drives
in Rajshahi and Sylhet Districts arrested 13 cadres of JeI and its
student wing ICS and recovered huge jihadi (Islamic uprising)
books, CDs and leaflets raiding their party office and mess. In
Rajshahi District, RAB in an operation arrested some 13 cadres of
JeI-ICS and recovered huge religious books, CDs, subscription receipts
and other important documents from them in Rajshahi city. In Sylhet
District, RAB in a drive recovered huge jihadi books, CDs
and leaflets from a mess of JeI-ICS in the Sylhet city. But none
could be arrested as the dormitory inmates managed to flee sensing
the presence of the elite force.
November 7: Police arrested 143
more leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS in drives overnight in Dhaka
and six other Districts for violence and attacks on Policemen. Of
them, 46 were arrested in Dhaka, 42 in Kushtia, 21 in Feni, 14 in
Rajshahi, 11 in Chandpur, eight in Chittagong and one in Narayanganj
November 6: JeI and ICS cadres clashed
with Police in Dhaka, Capital city of Bangladesh and elsewhere in
the country for a second consecutive day. Besides Dhaka, clashes
also took place in Rajshahi, Noakhali, Chittagong, Sylhet, Bogra,
Pabna, Sirajganj, Thakurgaon, Natore, Narail, Chapainawabganj and
Kushtia Districts. At least 86 Policemen, 85 JeI-ICS cadres and
two journalists were injured in the attacks across the country.
The clashes began as the Police tried to intercept the JeI-ICS processions
demanding the immediate release of their leaders, including the
nine arrested on War Crimes charges. Police arrested 207 JeI-ICS
cadres for attacking the law enforcers and carrying out destructive
November 5: At least 260 people,
54 of them Policemen, were injured as JeI-ICS cadres fought pitched
battles with law enforcers in Dhaka and 10 other Districts.
October 19: Two cadres of ICS, identified
as Mohammad Emran (22) and Ziabur Rahman (27), were arrested on
charge of their involvement in vandalism of a Buddhist temple at
Cox's Bazar in Chittagong City on September 30, 2012.
October 14: SFs arrested four leaders
and activists of JeI and its student wing ICS in the Gopalganj town.
October 12: Four cadres of ICS were
arrested from Sylhet District for giving threat to AL lawmaker Md
Abu Zahir over the phone.
October 10: Police arrested six
cadres of ICS while pasting posters on wall in Kot Chandpur sub-District
of Jhenidah District.
October 7: Police arrested a cadre
of ICS, Raju (28), along with two pistols and eight bullets at Maachpara
in Pangsha sub-District of Rajbari District.
October 5: Police filed two separate
cases against 85 ICS leaders and cadres at Sadar model Police Station
in Chapai Nawabganj District, on charge of attacking Policemen.
October 4: Five cadres of ICS were
arrested from Dewanhat intersection area in Chittagong city on charge
of their alleged involvement in hurling cocktails and torching a
bus during a strike on September 23. The arrestees are Delwar Hossain
(18), Md Shahriar (19), Jubaer Islam (19), Abdul Halim (21) and
Shamsul Mawla Sharif (18).
October 3: Police arrested two ICS
cadres including the president of its Kurigram District unit for
carrying out subversive activities against the Government at Garial
Para area in Kurigram District. The arrestees were identified as
Jahangir Alam Jewel, President of Kurigram District ICS unit and
Shafiqul Islam, an ICS cadre.
September 21: Sixteen cadres of
ICS were arrested from different areas of Rajshahi city in Rajshahi
District on suspicion of their involvement in torching a bus of
Rajshahi University (RU) on September 17. Police said they arrested
the cadres from Kazla, Binodpur and Meherchandi area of the city.
September 19: Eighteen ICS cadres
were arrested from Rajshahi city in Rajshahi District for their
suspected involvement in setting a Rajshahi University bus on fire
on September 17.
September 18: Police arrested 22
cadres of ICS from Chandpur District on charge of attacking the
Policemen on September 17. Police said the ICS cadres attacked the
law enforcers in a procession in front of a Government college,
leaving three Policemen including a sub-inspector of the Police
September 17: Three Policemen, including
a sub-inspector, were injured in a clash between a group of ICS
cadres and the law enforcers in front of Chandpur Government College
in Chandpur District. Police arrested four cadres of ICS - Jahirul
Islam (25), Iqbal Hossain (25), Shahadat Hossain (18), and Shahriar
Tanzim (20) - for their alleged involvement in the attack.
August 28: Police arrested eight
cadres of ICS for their alleged complicity in the arson attack on
MC College Hostel in Sylhet District on July 8. The arrestees are
identified as Shahedul Islam Shahed, Rezaul Karim Reza, Sultan Ahmed,
Lokman Ahmed, Salauddin Gazi, Atiqur Rahman Atique, Delwar Hossain
and another Sultan Ahmed.
August 26: Police arrested three
militants of ICS from Rupganj Bazar area of Narail District on charge
of holding procession without permission. The ICS militants brought
out a procession protesting arrest of A.T.M. Azharul Islam, acting
Ameer (secretary general) of JeI and demanded release of the central
leaders of JeI. The arrestees are identified as Naiem (18), Hasan
Mollah (20) and Babul Mollah (20).
July 7: At least 20 persons were
injured due to the clashes between activists of BCL and ICS on the
campus of Government Murari Chand (MC) College in Sylhet,. Later,
BCL activists set fire to at least 15 rooms of the college hostel.
July 1: SFs arrested seven ICS cadres
after they clashed with BCL men near Bara Aulia Degree College in
Lohagara sub-District of Chittagong.
SFs arrested seven ICS cadres of
RU unit after they clashed with SFs in Katakhali Bazaar of Rajshahi
June 24: The Police arrested a former
leader of ICS from old bus terminal area of Narail District. The
arrestee, Saiful Islam Abder (40), was a former president of Narail
Shibir. Rofikul Islam, officer in-charge of Narail Sadar Police
station, said they arrested Saiful from the area in connection with
June 11: The Police arrested three
cadres of ICS from the Tangail District town. The arrestees were
identified as Kabir Hossain, Nur Mohammad and Nasir Uddin, all students
of Tangail Alia Madrasha. The Police arrested the trio in front
of the madrasha in connection with an arson case.
June 10: RAB arrested 13 ICS cadres
from the Dhaka's Mohakhali area. RAB handed over the arrestees to
Police after taking them into custody apprehending threat to law
and order situation.
June 7: Some 10 -15 ICS cadres brought
out a procession and vandalized at least 10 vehicles at Malibagh
in the Dhaka city. They got scattered and started pelting brickbats
at the vehicles when the on-duty Police tried to stop them.
June 6: The Police arrested 32 ICS
cadres while they were holding a "secret meeting" at Cafe Badsha
Hotel in Shahid Faruque Road of Dhaka's Jatrabari area. The Police
said they were informed that ICS cadres would bring out a procession
and engage in subversive activities, like damaging cars, after the
May 30: The Police filed four separate
cases accusing 18 cadres of ICS in connection with their alleged
involvement in May 30's hartal violence in Chittagong city. All
the accused were arrested from different areas in the port city
on the hartal day.
May 22: Six cadres of ICS were arrested
by the Police from Sadar sub-District and Faridganj sub-District
of Chandpur District. The cadres were arrested in connection with
a case filed by police for attacking and injuring Policemen who
were discharging their duties at Hasan Ali Government High School
ground on January 29 at the time of Bangladesh Nationalist Party
(BNP)'s mass rally there.
May 20: The Police arrested three
leaders of ICS from Chandgaon in the Chittagong port city on charge
of vandalising vehicles at the BNP protest programme on May 13.
The arrestees were identified as Abdus Shakur, president of ICS
Chittagong district east unit, Ershad Ullah, office secretary of
the unit, and Moslem Uddin, financial secretary of the unit.
May 15: The Police arrested two
cadres of ICS from Rajshahi University. The arrestees were identified
as Ashikur Rahman and Aminur Rahman.
May 14: At least 11 cadres of ICS
were arrested from the Dhaka's Mirpur and sent to jail. Police conducted
a raid after getting information that some cadres of ICS were holding
a meeting at a mess to carry out subversive activities during a
May 13: Five cadres of ICS were
arrested on charge of vandalising billboards and tearing AL posters
in the Noakhali District town. The arrestees include Abdullah-Al-Masud,
secretary of ICS municipal unit, and Fakrul Islam, president of
ICS Begumganj sub-District.
May 7: SFs arrested 14 activists
of JeI and ICS from Sonadanga, Khalishpur, Daulatpur and Sadar thana
areas of Khulna District. They were arrested on various charges.
May 2: The Police arrested three
leaders of ICS from their office at Munshipara in the Satkhira District.
The Police raided the ICS office and arrested the trio while they
were holding a secret meeting to create anarchy in the District.
April 15: Police arrested seven
ICS cadres from a procession in the Chittagong city while around
40-50 ICS cadres of the city unit brought out a procession near
Kazir Dewri intersection as a part of their country-wide demonstration
April 2: Three Policemen were injured
in a clash between Police and cadres of the ICS in Chittagong University.
The Police arrested four Shibir cadres on the CU campus.
March 31: Police arrested two cadres
of ICS and recovered a pistol, two bullets few leaflets, CDs and
memo books from their possession at Hadiarpur in Chuadanga town.
March 18: Seven ICS cadres were
arrested by Police after ICS brought out processions on the Chittagong
University (CU) campus. Police said the Shibir men were nabbed on
charge of attempting to create disorder on the campus.
March 14: DB of Police arrested
eight cadres of ICS from a restaurant in the Chittagong city. DB
Assistant Commissioner Tanvir Arafat said they arrested the eight
on information that they were plotting subversive activities.
March 3: Four ICS activists were
arrested while trying to hold a secret meeting at a local student
hostel near Court Toli Islami Adorsha Madrasa at Patgram town in
Lalmonirhat District. The arrestees are identified as Mithu Rana
(18), Alamgir Kabir (18), Abdur Rakib (16), and Moslem Uddin a class
seven student of Patgram Islami Adorsha Madrasa. Police also seized
103 jihadi books from their possession.
Frebruary 27: Police arrested two
cadres of ICS from a students' mess at Baluchar village in Chatmohar
sub-district of Pabna District. The arrestees were, identified as
Robiul Islam (25) 'president' of ICS Chatmohar sub-district unit,
and Delwar Hossain.
February 14: The Police arrested
24 activists of ICS in the Chittagong city for vandalising vehicles
during a half-day hartal called by the student body on February
9. Of them, 14 activists were arrested in areas under Panchlaish
and Bayezid Police Stations while 10 others in areas under three
Police Stations of Double Mooring zone.
February 10: Police arrested eight
ICS activists for vandalizing vehicles in the Chittagong port city.
February 9: Police arrested nine
activists of ICS from Sylhet and Habiganj Districts in connection
with vandalism. Ten ICS activists were injured as Police charged
batons on their procession at Nabiganj sub-district in Habiganj
February 8: Two Chittagong University
students were killed and around 40 others injured in fierce clashes
between ICS and BCL activists on the Chittagong University campus.
The Police arrested 11 students, including ICS's Chittagong University
unit Secretary Imrul Hasan, in connection with the incident.
February 6: The Police arrested
15 activists of ICS from the Dhaka City's Mirpur area. Kazi Wazed
Ali, officer-in-charge of Mirpur Police Station, told that around
500 ICS activists brought out a procession marking their founding
anniversary and a running battle started between protestors and
Police when the activists attempted to block a road but were thwarted
by law enforcers.
Police arrested an activist of ICS
and seized few books on Islamic literature and CDs from his home
at Bagadi Uttar village under Sadar sub-district in the Chandpur
District. The arrested activist was identified as Mohammad Hossain
February 4: Three ICS activists
were injured in a clash with the BCL in Chittagong University. The
injured were third-year computer science and engineering student
Sazzadur Rahman, third-year statistics student Mamunuzzaman, and
third-year physics student Zahidur Rahman.
February 3: Seventeen activists
of ICS were arrested in New Mansurabad area of Chittagong City on
suspicion of hatching anti-state plot. The arrestees are identified
as Shamsuddin Ahmed, Nasimul Arefin, Sazzad Hossain, Maharul Islam,
Shahidul Islam, Muhin Uddin, Akram Hossain, Nurul Alam, Fakhruddin
Ahmed, Manik Hossain, KM Mawla, Syedul Islam, Faruk Hossain, Kamrul
Islam, Md. Hasan, Ishtiak Hossain, and Nizam Uddin. The Police seized
a large number of books on Islamic revolution, some of which are
written by Ghulam Azam, training modules for self-protection and
battle, and also anti-Government leaflets and banners.
January 24: The Police arrested
seven suspected cadres of ICS in Madina Market and Dakshin Surma
areas in connection with the recent violence on the SUST campus
in Sylhet District. The Police said Abu lais (32), Shafiqul Islam
(22), and Abdul Aziz Sohag (27), were arrested from Boroikandi Maijpara
under Dakshin Surma Police Station while Kotwali Police arrested
four persons including Osman Gani, Oli, and Roni from a students'
mess in Madina Market area. The arrests were made in the cases the
SUST authorities filed for vandalism on the campus and damaging
the university buses at different places of Sylhet city during the
January 18: The Police in separate
raids arrested four ICS, activists in connection with SUST incident
in Sylhet District. The arrestees, identified as Farhadul Islam,
Azizur Rahman, Humayun Kabir Badrul and Abul Mansur Fahim of Sheikhghat
area in the city, were involved in the case filed by SUST unit BCL
on charges of attacking its activists and vandalising vehicles.
January 17: The Police arrested
20 activists of ICS, student wing of JeI, from different areas in
Sylhet District. The Police conducted a drive and arrested them
from the Alia Madrsasa students' hostel, Madina Market and Balaura
area near SUST. Kotwali Model PS officer Khandaker Nawroz Ahmed
said, the arrestees are ICS activists and students of different
colleges, madrasas and universities. They were arrested in connection
with a case filed by SUST unit BCL on charge of attacking BCL men
and vandalising vehicles.
The Police arrested two other ICS
activists, identified as Mirajul Islam (21) and Kabir Hossain (22),
activists of Patuakhali District unit Shibir, in Patuakhali District.
The Police arrested two other ICS
activists in Patuakhali District. Shahnur Rahman Sujon, secretary
of Patuakhali District unit BCL said, some ICS activists were holding
a secret meeting at Jubilee School playground at about 7:00 pm when
a group of BCL men went there and held the two activists while others
managed to flee. Later both were handed over to Patuakhali Police.
December 28: The Motihar Police
arrested a Rajshahi University (RU) unit ICS leader from the campus.
The arrestee was identified as Abdur Rauf, the office secretary
of RU unit Shibir and also a sixth semester student of Marketing
department of the university. The Police arrested him suspecting
his connection with February 9, 2010 campus violence that caused
the death of Bangladesh Chhatra League activist Faruk Hossain, said
the Police source.
December 23: Five cadres of Bangladesh
ICS and a JeI party worker were arrested from Joypurhat District,
on charge of preventing Police and doing vandalism on Joypurhat
Government College campus in September, 2011.
December 21: The Police arrested
a leader of ICS, identified as Firoz Abdullah, at Baghri Bazar in
Rajapur sub-District of Jhalakathi District. Firoz is the president
of ICS sub-District unit. Abdul Halim Talukdar, sub-inspector of
Rajapur Police Station, said on tip-off, they raided the Bazar and
arrested Firoz while ICS cadres, numbering 10-12, led by the arrestee
were holding a secret meeting. However, others managed to flee.
December 15: A cadre of ICS, identified
as M. Shakilur Rahman (26) was arrested by RAB along with firearms
and counterfeit notes from I.D. Hospital area in Rajshahi City.
December 5: The Jhenidah Police
arrested two activists of ICS, identified as Nazmul Hossain (19),
son of Rabiul Islam of Pukuria village, and Mostafizur Rahman (18),
son of Mozid Biswas of Nimtala bus stand area of the Kaliganj town
in Ghazipur District on charge of holding rally without permission
in the noon of December 5. The ICS activists held the rally demanding
release of the central leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, its parent party.
Abu Taleb, ameer of Kaliganj Jamaat unit, said the Police suddenly
launched attack on the peaceful rally.
November 17: Police in Rajshahi
District filed a sedition case against JeI [the parent party of
ICS leader Mohammad Obaidullah (38) for issuing threat of "an armed
revolution" in the country. He also had issued threats to kill Bangladesh
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, if her Government did not free the
top JeI leaders arrested in connection with the WCs.
November 14: RAB members arrested
a local leader of Bangladesh JeI, the parent party of ICS in a case
filed in connection with issuing threats to kill Bangladesh Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina. Mohammad Obaidullah (38) publicity secretary
of Rajshahi District unit of JeI, was arrested from Bangalpara area
in Bagmara sub-district of Rajshahi District.
November 11: Two ICS leaders were
arrested by Police from Baitus Sharaf Mosque in Dhoniala Para area
of Chittagong City in two cases filed for attacks on Police. The
arrested are Delwar Hossai (28) President of ICS Chittagong Metropolitan
South Unit, and Mohammad Ismail (23) its media and publication secretary.
October 30: Speedy Trial Court-14,
fixed November 15 for the hearing on charge framing against 161
leaders and activists of JeI and ICS in connection with a case filed
with Paltan Police over the September 19, 2011 violence in Dhaka's
Kakrail area. Of the accused, JeI acting secretary general A.T.M.
Azharul Islam and 154 other JeI and ICS cadres are in custody while
acting Ameer Maqbul Ahmad and five others have been absconding.
October 29: Three cadres of ICS
were arrested on charge of distributing leaflets in Sylhet city.
October 27: JeI [the parent party
of ICS] leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, facing trial for committing
genocide and War Crimes during 1971 Liberation War, filed a petition
with the ICT urging its chief to abstain voluntarily from trial
proceedings against him, which is scheduled to start on October
30, 2011. Receiving the prayer, the ICT has fixed November 13 for
hearing the petition.
October 26: Police arrested three
ICS cadres in Bheramara sub-district of Kushtia District. They are
identified as Zahidul Islam, 'president' of Bheramara sub-district
unit, 'general secretary' Riaubuzzaman and activist Tezab-ul Islam.
32 ICS cadres were arrested from
a dormitory of Chittagong University. Police made the arrests as
the cadres locked into a scuffle and chase and counter-chase with
activists of Chhatra League.
October 23: ICT fixed October 26
for hearing a contempt of court petition filed by JeI, the parent
party of ICS Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami against Altaf Hossain,
superintendent of Dhaka Central Jail, on charge of violating its
earlier order for ensuring his treatment.
October 20: Chittagong Metropolitan
Court granted a 36-hour remand against each of the arrested 32 JeI-
ICS leaders and cadres, including former JeI lawmaker Shahjahan
Chowdhury, in a case filed for attacking Police and vandalising
vehicles in the city on September 19.
October 17: Police arrested three
ICS cadres from Katakhali area near Rajshahi University in connection
with February 9 campus violence. Police said acting on a tip-off
they arrested the cadres after conducting a drive when they were
holding a secret meeting in the area.
October 16: Official sources stated
that investigations into 1971 War Crimes by five top leaders of
JeI, the parent political party of Islamic Chhatra Shibir (ICS)
are over and the probe reports are expected to be submitted to the
ICT by this month.
Indian authorities sought the help
of Bangladesh in tracking two cadres of the banned militant outfit
ICS for their alleged involvement in the Delhi High Court blast
on September 7.
October 12: Police in separate special
drives arrested 11 cadres of ICS and JeI from Kapasia and Kharkhari
areas of Rajshahi City for their alleged involvement in two separate
incidents of assault on the Police.
September 29: BNP Chairperson Khaleda
Zia's rejection of the International Crimes Tribunal as partisan
and her demand for release of the top leaders of JeI, the parent
party of ICS held as War Crimes suspects underline fresh political
challenges to their trial.
September 27: ICT will decide on
October 3 whether it will frame War Crime charges against JeI leader
Delawar Hossain Sayedee.
JeI 'acting chief' Maqbul Ahmad
commented that AL 'repression' will not tame their protest. He said,
"We have to be united against the oppression and repression of Awami
League. They will not be able to stop our protest by sending us
September 26: Police arrested a
JeI Ameer 'chief', identified as Mohammad Jane Alam, from
his residence at Katgor in Patenga in Chittagong District in connection
with his suspected involvement in the party's violence on September
A week after JeI, the parent party
of ICS violent activities, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
has said the party will not be allowed to go on the rampage again.
She commented, in New York (US), "Militant activities are off in
the country, the War Crimes trial is proceeding. A quarter is active
to thwart the process that supports development and progress". She
further stated, "Bangladesh is not a terrorist country. Our country
been recognised as a liberal democratic one in the world".
Police arrested three leaders and
activists of JeI, the parent party of ICS in Khulna city on suspicion
that they might carry out subversive activities. The arrestees are:
Munshi Mainul Islam, 'assistant secretary' of JeI Khulna city unit,
Azizur Rahman Swapon, JeI 'president' of Khan Jahan Ali unit under
Khulna metropolitan area and Dr Yasin Uddin, a member of JeI Khulna
September 22: Police arrested an
ICS cadre, identified as Rajib Hasan Mamun, from Suhrawardy Hall
of Chittagong University. More than 100 magazines and books of ICS
were recovered by the Police.
September 20: Police arrested 25
activists of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) and its student wing Islami Chhatra
Shibir (ICS) from different parts of Chittagong city in connection
with September 19 violence.
September 19: Several hundred activists
of JeI, the parent party of ICS, clashed with Police in the Capital
City of Dhaka after law enforcers obstructed their rally, leaving
at least 100 persons injured. JeI was preparing its country-wide
demonstrations to demand release of its top brass who are behind
bars on War Crimes charges. According to party sources, ICS cadres
also participated in the violent activities.
September 11: Police fired 10 live
rounds and 10 tear gas canisters after a clash erupted in a procession
of JeI and ICS cadres in the Sylhet City's Chouhatta area. The cadres
started the procession near Court Point area, demanding release
of all their central leaders, now behind bars on various charges
including War Crimes.
August 11: Khulna Police arrested
two leaders of ICS from a procession at Power House crossing in
Khulna City. The arrested ICS leaders were identified as Abul Bashar
and Helal Hossain. They have been charged with bringing out procession
without permission and creating chaos in the city.
July 10: Police arrested 23 cadres
of pro-Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS), including
its top city leaders, identified as Dhaka City West Unit, General
Secretary Sajjad Hossain, Finance Secretary Mohammad Tareq, Education
Secretary Abdulla and Mohammadpur Unit President Mohammad Russell
from Dhaka City's Mohammadpur. Officer-in-charge of Mohammadpur
Police Station Mahmudul Islam is suspecting that they were preparing
to carry out subversive acts.
July 6: Chittagong Metropolitan
Police (CMP) in separate drives arrested three Islamic Chhatra Shibir
(ICS) cadres from Chittagong and Brahmanbaria Districts. Acting
on a tip-off, a team of CMP raided Singer Beel of Brahmanbaria and
arrested Nurunnabi alias Maxon (28). Upon information extracted
from Maxon, the team conducted another drive at Chalitatala under
Bayezid Police Station in Chittagong City and arrested Sarwar alias
Babla (24) and Manik alias Gittu (24). An AK-47 rifle, an
automatic pistol, a one-shooter gun, a locally-made rifle and a
light gun were recovered from Chittagong City.
July 3: Police arrested three ICS
cadres, identified as Zubair Rahman (32) former General Secretary
of the District Unit, Kamal Uddin (22) and Selim Reza (22) on charge
of attempting to create chaos at Chapainawabganj Government College
in Chapainawabganj District.
June 27: A Dhaka Court placed Mohammad
Rezaul Karim, former President of ICS, on a four-day remand in connection
with torching of a private car at Moghbazar in Dhaka that killed
one on June 26, 2010.
June 20: Former President of ICS
central committee Rezaul Karim was sent to Chittagong central jail,
in a sedition case filed for making "derogatory remarks" about the
Prime Minister and the Home Minister.
June 11: a mobile court fined two
ICS cadres, identified as Shariful Islam and Hussain Ali, BNC 3,000
for violating electoral code at Goalkandi union of Baghmara sub-district
in Rajshahi District.
June 9: Police arrested three ICS
cadres in Motihar in Rajshahi District in connection with the February
9 violence on Rajshahi University (RU) campus.
Police picked up 27 leaders and
activists of ICS in connection with a case filed for alleged death
threat to the principal of Carmichael College Prof Dipkendra Nath
Das. The Police said 16 of them, including Shibir district unit
president Abu Taher and city unit secretary Moshtaque Hossain, were
shown arrested in the case lodged by the principal. "We are quizzing
the rest of the Shibir men. If we find their involvement with the
threat, we shall arrest them," said Officer-in-Charge Haider Ali
Molla of Kotwali Police Station.
April 5: At least 25 people, including
10 Policemen and 15 cadres of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) and Islami Chhatra
Shibir (ICS), were injured as around 1,000 JeI-ICS cadres clashed
with Police at Paltan area in National capital Dhaka. The brawl
started when Police barred a Jamaat-Shibir procession at Paltan
intersection. The procession was heading towards Muktangon to hold
a rally demanding release of top JeI leaders arrested in connection
with War Crimes (WCs) during the Liberation War in 1971. JeI leaders
took the rally as a challenge, as Police earlier in the day barred
supporters of Fazlul Huq Aminee, Chief of Islamic Oikya Jote (IOJ),
from holding a rally at the same venue.
March 31: Divisional Speedy Trial
Tribunal in Chittagong acquitted all 10 accused including an Islami
Chhatra Shibir (ICS) cadre in a case filed for murdering Awami League
(AL) leader Liakat Ali Khan.
March 30: Six ICS workers, earlier
captured were sent to jail. Sources said more than 60 ICS leaders
and workers gathered at local Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leader Shamser
Ali alias Bachchu's house at the village to discuss their next programme
for obstructing War Crime (WC) trial.
March 29: Six local leaders and
workers of Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS), arrested at Shoalmari village
under Patgram sub-district of the Lalmonirhat District.
March 27: A Dhaka Court placed 15
members of Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) on a two-day remand each
in two cases filed for assaulting policemen and damaging public
properties in Kakrail and Shanti Nagar areas of Dhaka City.
March 16: A team from Bayezid Police
Station raided Khondokerpara of Bayezid area in Chittagong District
and arrested Mohammad Ali Akbar alias Dhakaiya Akbar (20), Aziz
Mohammad (22) and Mohammad Babul (22) all residents of that area.
A foreign-made handgun, one local double-barrel gun and ten rounds
of bullets were recovered from their possession.
March 15: A team from Kotwali Police
Station at a Police check post in Central Railway Building area
of Chittagong city arrested Mohammad Moin Uddin, alias Farhad (32)
a resident of city's Chandgaon area. Police recovered one 0.22 bore
pistol, made in Spain, loaded with five rounds of bullets from his
March 14: A Dhaka Court deferred
the hearing on charge framing against five Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
(JeI) leaders till April 6, 2011 in connection to a case filed against
them for hurting religious sentiments of Muslims. The accused JeI
leaders include its Ameer (Chief) Motiur Rahman Nizami, Secretary
General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojahid, Delwar Hossain Sayedee, its
city unit Chief Rafiqul Islam Khan and ASM Yahia, President of Islami
Chhatra Shibir (ICS). The Case was filed on March 21, 2010 by Secretary
General of Bangladesh Tarikat Federation (BTF) against the five
JeI leaders. According to the case Rafiqul Islam at a discussion
in Dhaka on March 17, 2010 compared Nizami to Prophet Hazrat Muhammad,
which hurt the sentiments of the Muslims.
21: At least 10 BCL activists were injured in a clash between the
activists of BCL and ICS at Sylhet Agricultural University in Sylhet
30: A Dhaka Court sent to jail three
leaders of the Narsingdi District unit JeI and two ICS cadres rejecting
their bail petitions. The five JeI leaders were identified as Narsingdi
District Jamaat ameer (Chief) Abdus Sattar, Sadar sub-district
JeI chief Shamsul Islam Talukder, secretary Abdur Rashid Hasemi,
District unit ICS president Mahfuzur Rahman Bhuiyan and secretary
Abul Hashem Mollah. They were arrested in connection with December
7 clash in which 30 people including 5 Police personnel were injured.
December 21: Three ICS cadres, including
sub-district level president, were arrested on charge of collecting
illegal toll in Tangail District. The arrestees were identified
as Awal Hossain, president of Kalihati sub-district unit of ICS,
general secretary Rafiqul Islam and sub-district unit member Rezaul
The Police personnel arrested two
cadres belonging to the ICS at Rajshahi University in connection
with February 9, 2010 campus violence that killed one BCL worker
Police personnel arrested two cadres of the
ICS accused in the case for killing RU unit BCL activist Faruque
Hossain on February 9, 2010.
December 1: At
least 15, people including five SF personnel, were injured in a
clash between the activists of BCL and the cadres of ICS in Baralekha
sub-district of Moulvibazar District. The clash broke out when the
ICS cadres attacked the BCL activists in a Court premises in the
an ICS cadre, identified as Ruhul Amin, accused in the case for
killing Rajshahi University unit BCL activist Faruk Hossain in February
Police arrested one ICS cadre, identified as Abu Saleh Mamun, a
master's student of Arabic department, in connection with February
9 violence in Rajshahi University campus.
November 8: At least 38 students
including 25 BCL activists sustained injuries in a clash between
the activists of BCL and ICS cadres over establishing supremacy
on Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College campus. Of the injured, 31
were admitted to the medical college hospital. Police arrested six
cadres of ICS from the college campus in this connection.
Seven ICS leaders and cadres were
arrested in Satkhira and Rajshahi Districts on separate charges.
Police arrested ICS leaders and cadres on charges of planning subversive
activities from a dormitory beside JeI office in Ashashuni sub-district
headquarters on November 7.
November 2: President
of ICS, Rezaul Karim, and JeI acting ameer (chief) Maqbul Ahmad
and acting secretary general ATM Azharul Islam and five other top
leaders of BNP were sued in a sedition case with a Chittagong District
Court for making "derogatory remarks" about the Prime Minister and
Police in separate drives arrested five ICS leaders and cadres along
with books and leaflets on Jihad.
November 1: Charges
were pressed against 82 leaders and members of JeI and ICS cadres
in a case for assaulting Police in Khulna city on June 30, 2010.
In the charge sheet, 39 of the 82 accused have been shown arrested
while the rest are still at large.
October 31: Police
arrested six cadres of ICS from Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar area for their
alleged involvement in anti-Government activities. The Police also
seized 70 posters, leaflets and a number of books written by JeI
leaders from their possession.
October 28: President
of ICS Rezaul Karim made some provocative remarks about the Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina and Home Minister in Dhaka referring to the
BDR carnage and Paltan killings. Evading Security Forces' notice,
he fled the venue. The Dhaka unit of JeI organised the discussion
at the Jatiya Press Club in remembrance of the cadres and supporters
of the party and its associates killed in a clash with 14-party
leaders and activists at Paltan on October 28, 2006.
17: The Police arrested a cadre of the ICS identified as Selim Reza,
at RU campus in connection with February 9 violence. BCL activists
caught Selim in front of one of the halls of the University and
handed him over to the Police.
1: Moulvibazar District Police personnel arrested 13 cadres of ICS
at a house in Teligul area at Baralekha sub-district headquarters.
According to the Police, about 40 to 50 ICS cadres were gathered
at the residence of local JeI leader Abdus Shahid to bring out a
procession over the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Mosque (a disputed religious
site in India) issue.
At least five members of the BCL and ICS cadres were injured in
a clash at Islamic University in Kushtia District. The clash started
when around 100 ICS cadres attacked BCL cadres with lethal weapons.
Police seized a huge number of Jihadi publications, several pairs
of Police uniforms and replica shotguns and handguns from a two-storey
building in Elephant Road in Dhaka. The recovery also included books
and booklets of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh (JeI) and ICS, national
flags, cassettes and CDs. Two persons were arrested by the Police
in connection with the incident. According to sources, the building
is owned by a Professor in Dhaka University.
5: An ICS cadre and the explosive expert,
identified as Arafat Hossain Eti (28), was arrested
from near the AL office at Kumarpara in Rajshahi city. Eti is
an accused in more than three cases filed in connection with BCL
activist Faruk Hossain murder, Rajshahi University
violence and attack on Police on the campus, Police added.
30: The Police arrested two ICS cadres from Rajshahi University
in connection with the campus violence on February 9. Arrestees
Ariful Islam and Abdul Kader are fourth year students of Marketing
Department of the University.
29: The RAB personnel arrested a central leader of the ICS, identified
as M. Golam Mortuza at Paramedical Road in Rajshahi city in connection
with a case filed for his direct involvement in carrying out subversive
activities. Mortuza is a top criminal on RAB’s wanted list. He is
accused of more than one criminal case filed with Dhaka’s Mohammadpur
August 21: The Police
arrested three cadres of the ICS Chittagong University unit including
its general secretary for their alleged involvement in injuring
a BCL activist on the campus. The arrestees were CU unit ICS general
secretary Nesar Ahmad Niaji, unit president Tofael Ahmad and organising
secretary Shahidul Islam Rasel.
August 17: Five ICS
cadres, all students of the Rajshahi University, were arrested in
a case filed against them for assaulting Police during the February
9, 2010, campus violence. Officer-in-charge Abdul Khayer of Matihar
Police Station said the arrests were made at Kajlagate area while
the ICS cadres were going to Rajshahi city from Natore District
to hold a secret meeting.
August 15: The
Detective Branch of the Police arrested Bagerhat District unit president
of ICS, identified as Mohammad Ibrahim Hassan (26), from the house
of District assistant secretary of JeI at Nikaripara of Sadar sub-district.
Police said Ibrahim was arrested on information that the Shibir
cadres were holding a clandestine meeting to carry out subversive
August 11: The
Police arrested 25 leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS from JeI’s
office at Paltan in Dhaka. The detainees were then produced before
a Dhaka Court from where they were sent directly to jail in the
same day afternoon.
(north) unit general secretary of ICS, Mohammad Abdur Rahim, was
placed on a two-day remand in a case filed for obstructing Government
activities.. Sub-Inspector Monirul Islam, who is investigating the
case, produced him before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court
and sought a seven-day remand in connection with the case.
August 10: Five
leaders of ICS, arrested on August 8 in Digholia sub-district of
Khulna District were shown arrested in police assault case while
an ICS cadre was beaten up by BCL activist in presence of the Police
on RU campus.
August 8: Five leaders of ICS
were arrested at Khanpara under Digholia sub-district of Khulna
District. Khulna Police said they arrested the ICS leaders at Khanpara
Mosque where they were holding a 'secret' meeting.
August 6: An
ICS leader of Chittagong University was stabbed and injured by unidentified
assailants in the University campus. The victim was identified as
Abdullah-al-Mamun, a fourth year student of philosophy department
and also general secretary of Suhrawardy Hall ICS unit. ICS leaders
of the university blamed BCL activists for the attack.
August 4: The
RAB arrested four ICS cadres from Dhaka and Gazipur and recovered
a homemade gun, five shotgun bullets, six locally made bombs, five
packets of Sulphur and Potassium, Tk 1.10 lakh, nine mobile phone
sets and some books on Shibir moral. RAB claimed to have found link
between ICS and banned Islamist outfits. The RAB claimed that ICS
operatives are collecting arms and explosives from the outlawed
organisations to carry out subversive activities in the country.
August 3: At
least 10 students were injured as ICS cadres clashed with the BCL
activists at Noakhali Science and Technology University. Four activists
of BCL were critically injured.
A cadre of JeI
of Debhata sub-district unit of Satkhira District was arrested while
seven leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS, arrested on July 17
in Sadar sub-district, were taken on a three-day remand.
August 1: Three
cadres of the ICS were arrested at Satiadi village in Pakundia sub-district
of Kishoreganj District various charges. The arrestees were identified
as Mohammad Omar Faruk (25), magazine secretary, Kishoreganj District
unit,Ershad Ullah, Pakundia sub-district unit president and M. Rafiqul
Islam (23), Patuabhanga union unit secretary.
The Speedy Trial
Tribunal in Khulna District again deferred charge-framing against
47 JeI and ICS cadres in a case filed under the Speedy Trial Act.
Judge Abu Shamim Azad of the Speedy Trial Tribunal deferred charge
framing against the JeI and ICS cadres, including city ameer (chief)
and former lawmaker Mian Golam Parwar, to August 8 as 16 of the
accused are still at large.
July 31: Police
arrested four more ICS cadres form Rajshahi University in connection
with the campus violence on February 9.
July 29: At least
15 people, including five Security Forces, were injured in a clash
between Security Forces and ICS cadres in Dhaka. The clash erupted
when Police tried to block a Shibir procession brought out demanding
release of the top JeI leaders. Five ICS cadres were arrested in
25: Detectives questioning detained ICS cadres claim that the cadres
of the ICS are gathering in the capital, Dhaka, with explosives
and firearms to carry out subversive activities in revenge for the
recent arrests of JeI leaders. According to the Police Commissioner,
Mohammad Moniruzzaman of Detective Branch, they arrested several
ICS cadres in the last few days who revealed that some central leaders
of JeI and ICS are hatching the plot.
charges against 47 JeI and ICS cadres could not be framed in Khulna
District as Police could not arrest most of the accused. The Speedy
Trial Tribunal again deferred the charge framing date to August
1 as 24 charge sheeted accused are still at large, Court sources
21/22: Eight leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested
in Pabna and Naogaon Districts. A Satkhira District Court sent 15
leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS to jail on expiry of their
19: 15 JeI and ICS cadres, arrested in Satkhira on July 15, were
placed on a three-day remand while charge framing against 47 cadres
of the two organisations in Khulna was deferred to July 25.
14: Police pressed charges against six JeI and ICS leaders in the
case for creating panic in Rajshahi city by bringing out a militant
procession and blasting petrol bombs on June 30, 2010.
July 13-14: The Police
arrested a JeI leader and two cadres from Jessore District and recovered
a huge number of leaflets and posters. Meanwhile, more leaders and
cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested as crackdown on the party
continued across the country.
July 13: The Police
arrested cadre of ICS on charge of threatening a teacher of Dinajpur
Government College while another ICS cadre was arrested in connection
with the campus violence on February 9, 2010.
July 12: At least 13
ICS cadres were arrested with arms and books on jihad at a madrasa
(religious school) hostel in Narsingdi District. According to the
Police they arrested the ICS cadres at the dormitory of Gabtoli
Jameya Kashmia Madrasa where they were holding a secret meeting
and seized a shutter gun, four cartridges, five sharp weapons, nine
compact disks (CDs) and some books on jihad from their possession.
47 JeI and ICS cadres
were charge sheeted in a case for attacking Police in Khulna District
on June 30, 2010, while seven ICS cadres were, arrested on July
9 in Joypurhat, taken on remand.
11: 13 JeI and ICS cadres, arrested on charge of vandalism in the
Chittagong District’s Halishahar area on July 04, were placed on
remand. With this, a total of 140 JeI and ICS have been remanded
in two cases filed with Double-mooring and Halishahar Police stations.
10: At least 32 leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested
from Brahmanbaria, Joypurhat, Naogaon and Satkhira Districts.
7: At least 19 cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested in three
6: The Police arrested 25 leaders and cadres
of the JeI and ICS when they were holding a meeting at a hotel in
Chittagong city. Searching the arrestees' cell phones, the Police
found text messages sent to certain people inviting them to join
July 4 rampage in the port city.
5: The Police arrested 102 more cadres of the ICS in the Chittagong
city in connection with the July 4 violence by the JeI.
city chief of JeI, Mian Golam Parwar, and nine others of the party
were sent to Khulna District Jail. The Police interrogated them
after taking them on remand twice since their arrest on June 30.
During the interrogation, the arrested JeI and ICS leaders have
given much important information about their plan for carrying out
destructive activities in the city.
4: The JeI-ICS cadres rampaged through streets in the Chittagong
city and destroyed over 100 vehicles during a protest demonstration
demanding the immediate release of three JeI leaders. Subsequently,
locals assaulted an ICS cadre at Halishahar in the port city.
Police arrested seven ICS cadres, a leader, from a students' dormitory
in the Kushtia town.
1: JeI Ameer Mian Golam Parwar and nine others of the same party
were taken on a two-day remand for interrogation in two separate
cases filed with Khulna Sadar Police station on June 30. In addition,
nine ICS cadres were remanded.
30: At least seven persons, including two Police personnel, were
injured as armed ICS cadres clashed with the Police in the Shaheb
Bazar area of Rajshahi District. Five ICS cadres were also injured
in the clash. Police arrested six ICS cadres, including acting city
unit ICS general secretary Abu Bakar Siddik, from the incident site.
hundred leaders and activists of the JeI and ICS were arrested in
different areas outside the capital, as JeI-ICS men blocked traffic
and engaged in unruly activities during their programmes protesting
the arrest of three top Jamaat leaders on June 29.
May 27: Police arrested
ICS cadre from Rajshahi University campus 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.
May 10: Police charged
baton on a human chain formed by the JeI and ICS and arrested
nine cadres from Seroil bus stand area in Rajshahi.
April 30: 25 ICS cadres out of 55
who got bail from the High Court were released from Rajshahi Central
Jail. The ICS cadres were arrested from Uttara and Shahbag areas
in Dhaka in connection with the case filed by the Police following
the February 9 ICS atrocities at Rajshahi University.
April 29: The Police arrested 40
cadres of JeI and ICS in Paltan area of Dhaka as they tried to hold
a rally obstructing traffic and causing suffering to the people.
Several hundred JeI and ICS cadres also brought out a procession
demanding immediate steps to resolve water, gas and power crisis.
April 26: Police arrested 18 leaders
and cadres of ICS on charges of bringing out militant procession
April 19: The District and Sessions
Judge of Sylhet Mohammed Momin Ullah rejected the bail prayers of
six ICS cadres and sent them to the jail in a case filed in connection
with clash with BCL men.
April 18: A Rajshahi court rejected
bail prayers of 14 leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS in connection
with the Rajshahi University violence cases. Meanwhile, the Police
arrested an ICS cadre when he went to Rajshahi Police Lines for
attending recruitment tests for Police Sub Inspectors.
April 16: An ICS cadre, Jashim Uddin alias 5-star Jashim,
was killed in a "shootout" between his cohorts and RAB at Wajibia near Ananya residential
area in Chittagong city. He was one of the
most wanted criminals in Chittagong. Two light guns and two
bullets were recovered by the RAB. Bayezid Police in several
raids in last two months arrested Jashim's five cohorts
and was seeking out Jashim. Officer-in-Charge of Bayezid Police
Station Abdus Sabur said that the five associates
of Jashim were Sweden Sohel, Dhama Sohel, Jahangir, Sabuj,
April 13: Chittagong Police filed
a case accusing 1,500 to 2,000 leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS
for attack on Police at city's Anderkilla Intersection on April
12. Sub-Inspector Mohammad Yunus Mian of Kotwali Police Station
filed the case mentioning the names of 29 identified persons among
the accused, including former JeI lawmaker Mohammad Shahjahan Chowdhury.
arrested four cadres of JeI and ICS as they took out a procession
in the city streets violating Section 144 imposed by Barisal District
Police Commissioner. The authorities imposed 144 banning any rally,
meeting or gathering on the Barisal Women Club premises to restore
law and order.
case was filed at Chokoria in Cox's Bazar District against
a former JeI MP and 19 others on charges of arson, looting, rape
and killing during the liberation war in 1971.The accused included Enamul Haque Monju,
former JeI MP of Cox's Bazar-1 (Chokoria-Pekua) constituency and
central president of ICS and Azizur Rahman, father of Chokoria
Municipality Awami League convener AKM Giasuddin.
Police arrested 17 cadres of the ICS from an apartment in the Pallabi area
of Dhaka on suspicion of planning for devastating acts.
Sub-Inspector Firoz Hossain Molla of Pallabi Police
Station produced them before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's
court seeking remand while the court ordered them to be sent to
jail. The Police also arrested one cadre of the ICS from Pabna District.
April 4: An ICS cadre, Ayub Ali Rashed (26),
was lynched by a mob in Hathazari sub-district of Chittagong District
for attempting to abduct a college girl. Ayub was also
accused in BCL Chittagong University unit senior vice president
Ali Murtaza Chowdhury and AL leader Faruk Ahmed
A Rajshahi court rejected
bail prayers of 210 leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS sued
for police assault during February 9 Rajshahi University
April 2: ICS leader, Shamsul Alam Golap,
in a confessional statement before a Rajshahi court said that they
resorted to February 9 violence with the help of JeI to capture
Rajshahi University halls. He added that the JeI leaders offered
help to show off their strength on the campus.
April 1: A Rajshahi court postponed
the hearing on Police prayers for remand of three top local leaders
of JeI and ICS following their petition for changing the Court.
March 26: Rajshahi University’s
ICS president Shamsul Alam Golap was taken on a seven-day Police
remand in Rajshahi District in connection with a case involving
recovery of explosives. Golap was accused in the killing of Bangladesh
Chhatra League worker Faruk Hossain in violence on February 9.
March 25: ICS president in the Rajshahi
University, Shamsul Alam Golap, was arrested at Patalkandi area
under Bhuapur Upazila of Tangail District. Later, he was handed
over to the RAB for his involvement with the February 9 murder in
March 24: Six ICS cadres, who were
arrested while holding a secret meeting in Chittagong District on
March 22, were remanded for one day. They were arrested along with
a number of Islamist books.
March 23: BCL activists stabbed
four ICS cadres, allegedly involved in the February 9 violence,
on the Rajshahi University campus and handed them over to the Police.
The assaulted ICS cadres were identified as Abdus Salam, a former
student of Arabic Department of the university, Abu Hanif and Rikat,
all hailing from Pabna District and Abul Bashar, a first year student
of Arabic Department.
The High Court directed the Police
not to harass or arrest over 200 cadres of JeI and its student front
ICS in the cases filed on charge of killing of Rajshahi University
student Faruk Hossain.
JeI leader and former Rajshahi city
ward councillor Gias Uddin gave another confessional statement before
a court, naming the masterminds, including four teachers of Rajshahi
University, behind the February 9 violence in the university. He
also confessed that JeI held a meeting at Islamia College in the
city's Binodpur area on February 8 and decided to help the ICS with
a view to safeguarding the party's existence.
March 20: Police arrested two cadres
of ICS at RU in connection with the February 9 violence on the campus.
The arrestees are Mazharul Islam, a third year student
of law and justice department and Ataur Rahman alias Akash,
a second year student of social welfare department.
Rajshahi court deferred the
date of hearing on prayers, seeking remand for three top local JeI-ICS
leaders to March 25. Police on March 18, sought a 10-day
remand for Rajshahi city Jamaat Ameer Ataur Rahman
and General Secretary Abul Kalam Azad and an eight-day
remand for ICS Rajshahi University Habibur Rahman
Hall unit President Reazul Islam.
March 19: Land Minister Rezaul Karim Hira said
the previous BNP-JeI Government issued 66,000 fake certificates
of freedom fighters during its five-year rule. Mentioning that the
anti-liberation forces JeI-ICS are still active against the
freedom fighters, he urged the war heroes to remain alert against
any conspiracy of JeI-ICS.
March 18: Rajshahi Police sought
a 10-day remand for three local leaders of JeI and ICS for quizzing
them at the Taskforce Interrogation Cell (TFIC) in Dhaka. They are
Rajshahi city JeI Ameer Ataur Rahman, General Secretary Abul Kalam
Azad and ICS Rajshahi University Habibur Rahman Hall unit President
March 15: An ICS cadre was stabbed
while four others were injured by brickbat as the activists of BCL
attacked the ICS cadres and drove them out of Carmichael College
in Rangpur District.
March 14: The leaders and activists
of the BCL at RU laid a siege to the pharmacy department office
alleging secret liaison between a section of teachers and ICS cadres. They
alleged that some teachers have a secret deal with ICS cadre Ali
Reza Faruk who is one of the main accused in BCL worker Faruque Hossain’s
March 13: Rajshahi JeI leader Gias Uddin gave
a confessional statement before a Rajshahi court that
all tiers of JeI helped ICS in the February 9 violence
at Rajshahi University following an organisational decision.
March 12: Rajshahi University ICS
leader Ekram Hossain, who is in the Police custody, gave confessional
statement before a Rajshahi court reiterating his statement in Dhaka
that linked central leaders of JeI and ICS with the February 9,
2010, violence. Sources said that Ekram in the statement said he
took part in the attack on Chhatra League with the Shibir group
led by RU Shibir President Shamsul Alam Golap. He said that Golap
contacted several times with central JeI and ICS leaders during
the night of violence.
March 11: Police seized 200 Jihadi books,
documents including a hit list of 27 Chhatra League leaders and
activists, and a scheme to attack Bangladesh Chhatra League workers,
from the room of an ICS cadre of Rajshahi University dormitory.
ICS cadres, who have been detained
on charge of killing a Rajshahi University student, are delivering
statements "spontaneously" about the involvement of JeI leaders,
State Minister for Home Affairs Shamsul Haq Tuku said. "The detained
Shibir men are speaking 'spontaneously' on the involvement of JeI
leaders in the killing of a Rajshahi University student," he said
adding that the ICS cadres are not being forced to make the statements
as claimed by JeI leaders.
March 9: Rajshahi University ICS
leader Ekram Hossain who was arrested in connection with Chhatra
League leader Faruk murder case from Dhamrai in Dhaka District was
brought to Rajshahi and handed over to Motihar Police for interrogation. He
will be placed before the court on March 10 with a remand prayer
for 10 days, said Mrinal Bhattachariya, Motihar Zonal Assistant
Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police.
March 8: The Police recovered a
cocktail (petrol bomb) from an ICS held room at a hall at Rajshahi
University and arms from the house of a Shibir cadre in Noakhali
A top ICS leader of the Rajshahi
University and president of Amir Ali Hall unit of ICS, Ekram Hossain,
accused of killing Chhatra League leader Faruk Hossain, said that
key central leaders of the JeI and ICS were involved in the killing.
March 6: In Chittagong, four ICS
cadres were arrested in connection with February 12 clash with the
Police in the city. Further, in Rajshahi, Motihar Police arrested
two ICS cadres at Rajshahi University. In addition, Sylhet Kotwali
Police arrested four more ICS cadres from Rikabibaza College area
March 4: Rajshahi Police arrested
three cadres of ICS, also students of Rajshahi University (RU),
from RU campus. Police also raided five ICS controlled private dormitories
for female students of different educational institutions in the
city and seized seven jihadi books from one of them.
March 3: The Police arrested seven
cadres of ICS from two dormitories at Dhaka University for
suspicious activities. However, they were granted bail by a Dhaka
March 2: Rajshahi University authorities
aided by Police seize five cocktails (petrol bombs) and over 500 jihadi and
pro-Jamaat books from Shah Makhdoom Hall captured
by the ICS cadres.
February 28: Police arrested one
JeI leader in Gopalganj District and five ICS cadres in Rajshahi
The Police seized over 5,000 jihadi
books from a ICS-controlled room at Shaheed Shamsuzzoha Hall of
the Rajshahi university. During the raid, the Police also recovered
a hit list of seven leaders and workers of the hall unit BCL along
with its action plan including attack on BCL men, one photo album,
CD disks on campus violence and huge leaflets.
February 27: The Police arrested
a cadre of ICS suspecting his involvement in the killing of prominent
fish exporter Azad Gazi.
February 26: The Rapid Action Battalion
(RAB) arrested former Rajshahi City Corporation ward councillor
and JeI leader Mohammad Gias Uddin from Rajshahi and Rajshahi University
Habibur Rahman Hall ICS unit president Reazul Islam from Narayanganja
District in cases filed in connection with the violence and murder
on RU campus on February 9, 2010.The RAB officials claimed that
during preliminary interrogation Reazul told them that the attack
on Bangladesh Chhatra League on February 9 was carried out following
a decision of JeI to capture eight dormitories of the university
ousting Chhatra League men from there.
February 25: Police along with university
authorities raided several rooms of ICS cadres at Suhrawardy Hall
of Rajshahi University in Rajshahi District and recovered bomb making
materials, hockey sticks, iron rods, stones, sticks, leaflets and
fake identity cards. During the raid the Police also found a list
of 17 leaders and activists of the hall unit of BCL and seized an
ICS action plan including attack on BCL leaders and a photo album
of BCL leaders titled 'Warning for Blood.'
February 24: A large number of ICS
leaders of different tiers are actively considering resigning following
internal conflicts between top leaders of ICS and its parent organisation
JeI. An ICS leader said, "Frustrated with the internal conflicts
and countrywide onslaught against Shibir, many leaders of different
units are at the point of resigning from the party."
Rajshahi University authorities
aided by the Police seized Molotov cocktail (or petrol bomb), huge
number of jihadi books and rods from ICS-controlled rooms of Mother
Bux Hall and Habibur Rahman Hall in Rajshahi District. The authorities
also sealed 13 rooms of ICS cadre including that of hall unit ICS
president Shakhawat Hossain and Secretary Muhammad Toha. However,
no arrest was made in this connection.
February 23: The Police filed cases
under Arms Act against 10 of the JeI and ICS cadres who were arrested
by the Police earlier in February. The Natore District Police Superintendent
said the case was filed against the JeI and ICS Cadres because four
knives were recovered from the bags of the arrestees.
The Police along with the authorities
of Shaheed Habibur Rahman Hall of Rajshahi University, in Rajshahi
District, found a list prepared by ICS and containing names of 15
leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League. During a raid
on ICS controlled rooms in the hall, the law enforcers also seized
over 200 books on religion including a few on jihad, CDs
and a flash drive from the rooms.
February 22: Police arrested four
more cadres of ICS at Rajshahi University in Rajshahi District.
24 leaders of ICS, including its
secretary general Abdullah Al Mamun Chowdhury, quit from the students'
body apparently due to internal conflict over the Rajshahi University
violence on February 9.
February 19: Two ICS cadres were
arrested in connection with Rajshahi University violence in separate
raids at Chatmohar and Atghoria sub-districts of Pabna District.The
arrestees are identified as Sirajul Islam (22) of Chandva village
at Atghoria sub-district and Shahin Mahmud alias Shain (26)
of Shamaj-Majgram village at Chatmohar sub-district.
February 18: ICS cadres clashed
with the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) members for over establishing
supremacy in the campus in Sylhet Government College in Tilagarh
District. Out of 25 injured in the clash, 20 were ICS cadres
and five were BCL members.
February 17: Rajshahi Police arrested
seven Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) cadres while six more JeI-ICS
leaders and cadres were arrested at the capital, Dhaka, and elsewhere
in the country.
February 16: Police arrested 35
cadres of ICS across the country as part of the ongoing drive after
the killing of two students at Rajshahi and Chittagong universities.
Dhaka court trialed 16 ICS cadre on two-day remand in connection
with a case filed on charge of militant activities. Around 100 ICS
cadres have so far been detained from different parts of the capital
February 13: The Police arrested
133 more cadres of Jamaat-e-Islami and its associated student organisation,
ICS, in the ongoing countrywide combing operation. The Police recovered
bombs and books on jihad and filed cases of attacking Police, barring
them from duties, and involving in destructive activities.
February 12: A BCL leader was shot
dead by a group 10 unidentified assailants at Manikdi under Cantonment
Police Station in Dhaka.
Around 200 leaders and activists
of the Jamaat-e-Islami and ICS were arrested by the Police in Dhaka,
Chittagong, Sylhet and several other Districts as part of a countrywide
combing operation following violence at Rajshahi University and
Chittagong University (CU).
Police arrested seven suspected
ICS cadres, including a teacher and four Secondary School Certificate
(SSC) examinees, in Brahmanbaria District following a bomb explosion
in a hostel of Brahmanbaria Residential School and College.
Rajshahi city Ameer (chief) of ICS,
Ataur Rahman along with his 10 accomplices were taken on a five-day
remand in connection with three cases filed for February 9 Rajshahi
University violence in which BCL activist and Rajshahi University
student Faruk was hacked to death.
February 11: A leader of the ICS,
Hafijur Rahman Shahin, was shot dead by the Police during an encounter
in Chapai Nawabganj District.
January 18: Chittagong
Police arrested 12 Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) cadres and recovered
arms and bomb making materials from their mess at Mistiripara in
December 31 Police
with the help of Rajshahi University (RU) authorities arrested two
ICS cadres and an outsider and sealed off two ICS-controlled rooms
at Shaheed Shamsuzzoha Hall for their alleged involvement in the
movement against the authorities.
December 26: Rajshahi
Police aided by Rajshahi University (RU) authorities seized more
than 500 jihadi books, kept for distribution by World Assembly of
Muslim Youths (WAMY), from an Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) controlled
room at Shaheed Shamsuzzoha Hall.
December 22: Police
arrested four cadres of ICS in connection with the December 20 violent
clashes at Government Azizul Haque University College.
December 15: Haimchar
upazila (Sub-District) unit president of the ICS, identified as
Iqbal Hossain, who was arrested from Chandpur on December 14 for
his reported involvement with JMB cadres, was taken on a three-day
remand. Police produced Iqbal in Chandpur Chief Judicial Magistrate's
Court with a prayer for seven days' remand. Judge Mohammed Mozammel
Haque granted a three-day remand for the ICS leader. Police said
Iqbal was carrying out JMB activities staying in an orphanage adjacent
to Faruq-e-Azam Dakhil Madrassa (seminary) at Algi Bazar in Haimchar
upazila and recruiting members for the outfit at the madrassa.
November 15: Police
arrested an ICS leader, identified as Hasmat Ali alias Liton, and
seized some gunpowder like substance and chemicals during raids
on three Rajshahi University halls.
October 26: Police
arrested a cadre of the ICS from Katakhali municipality area in
Rajshahi District. The arrestee, identified as Zafar Babu, is an
accused in several arms related and women repression cases filed
with the Motihar Police Station, Police said.
Motihar Police arrested a leader of the ICS from the dormitory
of the Rajshahi University on charge of attacking
a Police camp in the Binodpur market near Rajshahi University on
May 23. The arrestee, identified as Ekramul, is the president
of ICS Sayeed Amir Ali Hall unit.
August 24: Nine
ICS cadres of the Rajshahi University (RU) unit were arrested on
charges of stabbing two BCL activists on June 10.
May 28: Police arrested an ICS cadre,
identified as Saidur Rahman alias Saidur, from a Shibir-controlled
student mess near the Rajshahi University campus. Sources said Saidur,
who is a student of the Rajshahi University, was arrested in connection
with two cases filed with the Motiher Police Station following violence
in the Binodpur area near the campus on May 23.
April 17: The Jessore Police arrested
nine Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) cadres including the party's Jessore
District unit president in Baniargati Girls madrassa, on militancy
charges. They were identified as Jessore District unit ICS president
Abdullah-Al-Mamun and activists Shafiqul Islam, Iqbal Hossain, Mominur
Rahman, Rabiul Islam, Mostaq Ahmed, Hadiuzzaman, Saiful Islam and
December 16: Md Moniruzzaman Sajib,
a leader of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of
the Awami League was injured in an attack by ICS cadres at Peerpur
village in the Pabna district.
November 12: The ICS enforced a
daylong strike on RU campus. Earlier on November 11, ICS cadres
under the banner of 'Sacheton Chhatra Samaj' of RU called for a
general shutdown on the campus demanding punishment of cultural
activists for staging a 'drama against' Prophet Mohammad.
November 7: ICS activists of RU
staged a demonstration on the campus and threatened to burn to death
cultural activists of RU on the campus. After the Friday prayers,
ICS cadres organised a rally and paraded different streets on the
campus. Earlier on November 6 night, ICS cadres under the banner
of 'Sacheton Chhatra Samaj' went to rooms of boys' dormitories and
forced them to join a 'protest rally' against the cultural activists
who they said staged a play against the Prophet.
November 6: Police arrested Zafar
Babu, an ICS cadre from Milik Bagha village in Bagha sub-district
of Rajshahi. The extremist was trying to abduct a girl before her
marriage when the local people caught him and handed him over to
police. Zafar is a resident under Motihar police station in Rajshahi
city and is one of the accused in the murder of Rajshahi University
teacher Prof Muhammad Yunus in 2005. He is also an accused in a
number of cases relating to arms, explosives, murder, extortion
and terrorism with different police stations in Rajshahi.
May 13: The Chittagong Second Additional
Metro Sessions court sentenced ICS cadre Mohammad Nasir alias Shibir
Nasir to 17 years rigorous imprisonment in an arms case filed in
1992. The Judge Ekramul Haque Chowdhury gave the same punishment
to Mohammed Oli Ullah, a close accomplice of Nasir who is also an
accused in the case. This is the first case out of 35 criminal cases
against Nasir in which he was convicted. Nasir has been in jail
since March 1998.
May 2: An activist of the ICS assaults
an assistant proctor of the Chittagong University (CU).
April 30 : A group of ICS cadres
manhandle Proctor Prof Dr Jasim Uddin at the CU Railway Station
March 26: The Court of Second Additional
Metropolitan Sessions Judge in Chittagong sentenced four ICS cadres
to death and three other Shibir cadres to life imprisonment for
killing eight people, including six Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL)
activists, in Bahodderhat on July 12, 2000. Each of the convicted
cadres was also fined Taka 50,000 each. The three with life terms
will have to stay in prison a year more if they fail to pay the
fine. Thirteen ICS cadres charge sheeted in the case were acquitted
by the court. The ICS cadres had opened fire on a bus carrying BCL
cadres, student wing of the Awami League, at Bahodderhat in Chittagong
killing six BCL cadres, the driver and an auto-rickshaw driver.
March 4: Five teachers and five
office clerks of the Rangpur Carmichael College were transferred
to different colleges after intelligence agencies and the education
department found them responsible for instigating ICS activists
to go on rampage on the college campus on February 6.
February 28: Daily Star reported
that the dormitories of Dhaka Polytechnic Institute in the national
capital’s Tejgaon area have turned into a safe haven for fugitive
criminals and militants. Criminals and militants are taking refuge
within the three hostels of the Institute. Unidentified students
and law enforcement agencies have confirmed that the criminals are
being provided shelter by the ICS. Several teachers with Jamaat
background and with alleged links with the HuJI-B are also involved
in the incident. Prof Shamshul Alam, principal of the Institute,
admitted that some teachers of the institute are assisting the militants
to hide in the dormitories, but said that the authorities are unable
to take actions against those teachers since the issue is "out of
their jurisdiction to deal with".
November 8: Police personnel arrested
10 ICS cadres at Miapara in the Gopalganj district town on the charge
of holding a meeting violating the Emergency Powers Rules. They
were identified as Shibir district unit president Mohammad Moniruzzaman
Alamgir, general secretary Mohammad Solaiman Siddique Badal, Mokarram
Billah, Enamul Haque Khan, Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, Masum Billah,
Nazmul Hossain, Syed Ekramul Haque, Mohammad Mamun Khandaker and
Sohrab Hossain Sheikh. 100 copies of a Shibir magazine Kishore Kantha
were also recovered.
September 10: The Criminal
Investigation Department (CID) in the Rajshahi district filed murder
charges against eight JMB militants in connection with the killing
of Rajshahi University teacher, Prof Muhammad Yunus. While submitting
the charge sheet the CID also asked for the acquittal of the five
activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir who were earlier accused of the
murder. The CID submitted that confessions made by the executed
JMB leader Abdur Rahman have indicated that the outfit is involved
in the killing.
August 19: At least
eight students were injured in an attack by the ICS cadres at a
hostel in the Barisal BM College. The ICS cadres also ransacked
four rooms of the hostel during the clash, which occurred during
a meeting by the ICS cadres.
August 9: At least
ten students were injured in a clash between the activists of Jatiyatabadi
Chhatra Dal, student wing of the BNP, and ICS at the Sylhet Polytechnic
August 8: An employee
of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall of Rajshahi University,
identified as Mokarram Abdullah Moni, who was also a former ICS
cadre, was arrested by RAB personnel in connection with the August
5-attacks on four journalists.
August 5: ICS cadres
assaulted four journalists and kept two of them confined for three
hours at the Rajshahi University. The journalists included Johaer
Ibne Kalim of Jugantor, photo journalist Abdullah Iqbal, Samakal
correspondent Meherul Hasan Sujon and Bhorer Kagoj correspondent
Salauddin Muhammad Sumon.
July 12: Ramghor sub-district Chhatra
Shibir president Abu Bakkar Siddique appointed as a member of the
Khagrachhari Hill District Council (KHDC).
June 18: Judge of the Public Safety
Disruption Prevention Tribunal in Rajshahi, Jahangir Alam Mollah,
charged six persons, including ICS leader Mahbub Salehi and Rajshahi
University (RU) teacher Mohiuddin, with the February 2005-murder
of RU teacher S. Taher Ahmed.
May 8: The Metropolitan Sessions
Judge's Court in Dhaka granted interim bail to Jamaat-e-Islami chief
Matiur Rahman Nizami and nine other leaders of the party and its
student front the ICS in a case for the killing of a Workers Party
activist in the capital on October 28, 2006.
May 5: Army personnel arrested an
Islami Chhatra Shibir leader while he along with his associate was
taking video footages of an army camp in Chapainawabganj.
April 23: President of the Islami
Chhatra Shibir (ICS) unit of the Rajshahi University, prime accused
in the murder of the University’s professor S. Taher Ahmed Mahbubul
Alam Salehi was sent to jail after he appeared before the Rajshahi
District and Sessions court to seek interim bail.
February 1: ICS cadres stabbed a
newly recruited teacher of the law department of Rajshahi University
at Binodpur market area near the university for "refusing to join
November 11: President of the Phultala
sub-district unit of ICS, Mohammed Ajmol Hossain, threatened journalist
Shamsul Alam Khokon with death for having filed a report on the
alleged corruption and malpractice by Khulna city Jamaat-e-Islami
chief and former lawmaker Mian Golam Parwar.
November 2: An ICS leader was killed
and 50 others were injured during a clash between the activists
of the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami at Nangolkot sub-district headquarters.
February 12: RAB personnel in Barisal
district arrested the president and general secretary of Patharghata
sub-district unit of the ICS, identified as Shohag Khan and Marfat
Ullah, for their links with the JMB.
January 8: Two grenades were recovered
by the police at Dhalipara on the outskirts of Satkhira town from
the house of a JeI leader and a teacher of Srirampur Madrassa, Moulana
Yunus Ali, whose son, Abdullah Al Mamun, an ICS activist, was later
December 22: Kushtia district police
recovered some bomb-making materials from a Madrassa student who
also claimed to be an activist of the ICS.
November 25: JMB militant, Jakaria
Hossain Rony, a former member of the ICS, is arrested from the Rajshahi
July 20: ICS cadre, Mahmudul Chowdhury,
is arrested from the Panchlaish Residential Area in Chittagong along
with 33 AK-47 bullets, of which at least 17 were produced at the
Bangladesh Ordinance Factory.
July 18: RAB personnel arrest ICS cadre
Abdus Salam from DC Road in Chittagong.
July 12: Former ICS leader, Ekhlasur
Rahman Ekhlas, accused in the killing of Khulna Metropolitan Journalists'
Union president Sheikh Belaluddin, is arrested from the Rupsha ferry
June 10: Dulal Uddin alias Munna, second-in-command
of the Nasir Bahini of the ICS, is arrested at Hathazari in the
Chittagong district along with an AK-47 rifle.
June 6: RAB personnel arrested Sajjad,
an ICS cadre from the capital Dhaka. Sajjad was the second in command
in the ‘Hazarika Bahini’ of the ICS, whose leader Gias Hazarika
was killed in an encounter on June 2.
May 7: Delwar Hossain alias Azrail
Delwar, an ICS cadre, is killed during an encounter with the police
at Charia under Hathazari sub-district of Chittagong district.
April 28: Fifty-five students are wounded
during a clash between the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal and ICS cadres
in the Islamic University of capital Dhaka.
March 6: An ICS activist, identified
as Akil, is arrested for his alleged plot to bomb a Bangladesh Chhatra
League meeting attended by former Home Minister, Mohammad Nasim,
February 28: RAB personnel arrested
Gittu Nasir, an ICS cadre, from Dhaka's Jatrabari area and acting
on his confession, recovered an AK-47 rifle from Hathazari on March
February 13: An ICS cadre, Hossain
Ahmad alias Foyez Munna, is killed during crossfire between RAB
personnel and his accomplices at Mirerkhil in the Khulna district.
January 31: A businessman, identified
as Bishu Aich, was killed as suspected ICS cadres lobbed an unspecified
number of bombs at a shopping centre in the Kotwali area of Chittagong.
January 28: RAB personnel arrested
four persons, including one ICS cadre, for their alleged involvement
in the possession and smuggling of illegal firearms from Shahnagar
in the Chittagong district.
January 17: An ICS cadre, Akhtar Hamid,
is arrested from the Kakrail area of capital Dhaka and following
his interrogation, the RAB personnel recovered five guns, 10 rifle
bullets, six cartridges and two daggers from his village at Keruntali
in the Chittagong district.
January 15: Four ICS cadres are arrested
from Chittagong-Rangamati road at Godharpar in the Chittagong district.
One SBBL gun, three LG guns, 23 rounds of bullets and some sharp
weapons were recovered from their possession.
December 15: RAB personnel arrested
five ICS cadres from the Chawk Bazaar area in Chittagong city.
September 1: Armed ICS cadres killed
a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader and injured some others
at Sylhet Government Veterinary College. Police arrested two ICS
cadres in this connection and also recovered some arms from their
August 16: Police arrests an ICS cadre
from his house at Dharampur in Rajshahi city on charges of making
an attempt on the life of Iqbal Hossain Dildar, a contractor, on
July 12: At least 20 students are injured
in a clash between activists of Jatio Chatra Samaj and ICS at Bhola
June 29:An armed cadre of the ICS is
shot dead at Chittagong Cantonment in the Chittagong district due
to intra-party rivalry.
June 10:The Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS)
implicates the students of Tumchar Islamia Fazil Madrassa (seminary)
in Laxmipur in a false case accusing them of being activists of
HuJI after the ICS failed to carry out organisational activities
April 23:The left-wing 11-party alliance
alleges that the Jamaat-e-Islami and ICS is developing an ‘Islamic
militant network’ across the country by taking advantage of being
a partner in the alliance Government.
April 9:The deputy leader of Yakub
Bahini, Mohammed Abdul Hamid, who was arrested along with seven
ICS cadres from Chittagong, dies in police custody.
April 7:The chief of Yakub Bahini (Yakub
Force), Mohammad Yakub, who was patronized by Islami Chhatra Shibir,
is killed and four police personnel are injured during an encounter
January 13: At least 50 persons are
injured during a clash between armed cadres of the ICS and JCD at
the Rajshahi University campus.
January 9: BNP leaders criticize Communications
Minister Nazmul Huda's speech during an ICS conference in which
he reportedly said that the Jamaat-e-Islami did not do any wrong
by working for the integrity of Pakistan during the Liberation War
December 26: Police recover one AK-47
with ammunition when they arrested Islami Chhatra Shibir cadre Enamul
Haque alias Enamya and his associate Faridul Alam alias Faridya
from Satkania in the Chittagong district.
December 24: Five Ansars (para-military
force personnel) arrested in the Khulna city on charges of abetting
Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) activists in making bombs inside an
abandoned residential hotel are reportedly dismissed from service.
December 9: An ICS leader is killed
and seven others are injured in a gunfight between activists of
the ICS and the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) at Moulvibazar Government
December 14: An ICS cadre Abul Hashem
is shot dead by activists of a rival faction at West Damda-miya
in the Fatikchhari district.
November 18: Seven persons are injured
during a clash between activists of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal
(JCD) and Islami Chattra Shibir (ICS) at Palashbari, Gaibandha.
November 14: An ICS cadre is shot
dead by armed miscreants in the Narayonhat area of Chittagong district.
November 10: Police arrest an ICS
cadre and gang leader of "Five Star Bahini", Jasim Uddin, from a
house in the Mohammadpur area of Chittagong.
October 6: An activist of the ICS is
killed and 25 others are injured in a gunfight between ICS and Jatiyatabadi
Chhatra Dal (JCD) on the Kushtia Polytechnic Institute campus in
September 30: Four ICS leaders are
awarded three years imprisonment each by the Speedy Trial Tribunal
of Comilla district on charge of gangsterism.
September 3: At least 10 activists
of the JCD and ICS are injured during separate clashes at the Chittagong
Security agencies arrest 24 persons, including top ICS leaders Kala
Mahbub and Alamgir from different places in Fatikchhari, Chittagong,
for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a businessman
and BNP leader Alhaj Jamal Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury on July 24.
August 7: Police arrest two ICS cadres
from the Chawk Bazar area and Fatikchhari in the Chittagong district,
suspecting their involvement in the abduction of a businessman and
BNP leader Alhaj Jamaluddin Ahmed Chowdhury, on July 24.
An ICS cadre and leader of "Ahamoddya Bahani" Chairman Ahamoddya
allegedly threatens a journalist of the vernacular daily, Prothom
Alo, for including his name among the abductors of the Chittagong
August 6: Police files charge sheet
against seven persons, including some ICS cadres and Azizul Haque
alias Azizya, ringleader of Azizya Bahini, in connection with the
murder case of a Buddhist monk.
July 27: Police suspect involvement
of three groups of the ICS in the abduction of Chittagong businessman
and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Alhaz Jamal Uddin
Ahmed Chowdhury for ransom from the Chawkbazar area on July 24.
June 29: An ICS cadre is arrested with
two others in Bogra in connection with the arms haul case of June
June 24: Following Home Ministry notification
of February 3, the District and Sessions Judge's Court of Rajshahi
on June 24 orders withdrawal of a bomb explosion case of April 17,
June 20: Home Ministry decides to withdraw
a bomb explosion case earlier registered against nine Bangladesh
National Party (BNP) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) activists for their
alleged involvement in the incident of April 17, 2001, in Rajshahi.
June 4: Unidentified gunmen kill an
activist of the ICS at Doulatpur under Fatikchhari subdivision.
May 20: Amir Ali faction of the ICS
kills a political activist each of the Bangladesh National Party
(BNP) and the Awami League (AL) at Fatikchhari subdivision.
May 11: ICS cadres assault an activist
of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on the Chittagong University
April 17: The ICS launches an indefinite
strike in Chittagong University (CU) demanding implementation of
its five-point charter of demands.
Three ICS activists are arrested with explosives in Kalupur village,
Shibganj police station-limits, Chapainawabganj.
March 27: At least 50 persons are injured
in clashes between activists of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD)
and Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) on Rajshahi University campus.
February 4: The Speedy Trial Tribunal
of Chittagong Division completes hearings in the Gopal Krishna Muhuri
murder case. ICS cadres are accused of killing Muhuri.
February 1: An activist of the ICS
is killed in an armed clash with police in violence during Union
Parishad (Local Council) elections at Kanchana union, Satkania.
Activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami, ICS’ parent body, are also involved
in the clash.
January 20: Armed cadres of the Islami
Chhatra Shibir (ICS) shoot at a policeman in Hathazari subdivision,
Police arrest two ICS cadres––Alamgir and Mojammel Haque Chowdhury
Nazim––and recover seven rounds of SMG ammunition.
December 26: ICS prepares to re-launch
activities in Dhaka University from the New Year, after a long time.
ICS remained banned in the University since 1990. About 3,000 well-trained
armed student activists are believed to preparing to gain control
September 9: Armed activists of the
ICS kill an activist of the JCD and injure 10 others on Madan Mohan
College premises in Sylhet.
August 26: ICS cadres attack a lady-student
leader, who is the vice-president of the Chittagong University unit
of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL).
August 13: Cadres of the Islami Chhatra
Shibir (ICS) attack 15 leaders and activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra
League (BCL), including its president and general secretary, on
Chittagong University Campus.
December 31: An estimated eight persons
are injured in an armed clash between the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal
(JCD) and the rival ICS, at Sylhet Government College.
June 29: Police arrest an activist
of the ICS for his alleged involvement in the Narayanganj blast.
June 15: At least 21 persons are killed
and 100 more injured in a bomb blast at the Awami League’s office
in Narayanganj town. The Foreign Minister says extreme fundamentalist
elements with links to international terrorist groups set-off the
April 11: Jammat-e-Islami and ICS cadres
are arrested in Rangpur.
April 9: Nine ICS activists are arrested
in Satkania in connection with the April 7-killings.
April 7: Two leaders of the ruling
Awami League's youth and student fronts are killed by ICS activists
March 24: Rajshahi University community
floats a forum against communalism and terrorism and vows to combat
the ICS’ reactionary politics in the university.
March 9: Police arrest 46 supporters
of the Jamaat-e-Islami and the ICS, in connection with the bomb
explosions that killed eight persons at a cultural function in Jessore
on March 7, 2001
January 27: Police raid Darul Irfan
Academy, a madrassa (seminary) in Chandgaon and arrest two leaders.
Documents seized reveal its links with the Arakan Ruhingya National
Organisation (ARNO), an Islamist extremist group, and Pakistan’s
Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). The head of the madrassa in Chittagong,
Khairul Bashar, was for four terms the chief of the Chittagong district
unit of the ICS.
January 20: In two separate bomb blasts
in Dhaka, an estimated six persons are killed and 50 more injured.
Home Minister Mohammad Nasim says the Jamaat-e-Islami and its affiliates
such as the Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) set-off the blasts.
November 16: Media reports indicated
that Convenor of the Bangladesh Madrassa Teachers Association (BMTA)
Maulana Mirza Nurul Huq in a press conference said the Jamaat-e-Islami
and its student front Islami Chhatra Shibir are involved in terrorist
activities in educational institutions using the name of Islam.
July 21: Police foil an attempt to
kill the then Prime Minister Hasina Wajed in her home district Gopalganj.
Four activists of the ICS were arrested in this connection.
July 12: The ICS killed nine persons,
including seven activists of the pro-Awami League student outfit
Note:Compiled from news reports and