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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 District.

  • 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 demonstration.

    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 5.

    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 were arrested.

  • 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 anarchy."

  • 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 the city.

  • 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 the Police.

    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 District.

  • 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 activities.

  • 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 injured.

  • 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 District.

  • 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 subversive activities.

  • 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 meeting.

  • 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 mass procession.

  • 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 programme.

  • 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 District.

  • 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 (25).

  • 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 last week.

  • 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 to jail".

  • 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 19.

    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 city unit.

  • 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 possession.

  • 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.

  • January 21: At least 10 BCL activists were injured in a clash between the activists of BCL and ICS at Sylhet Agricultural University in Sylhet District.


  • December 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 Karim.

    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 Faruque Hossain.

  • December 13: 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 District.

    Police arrested an ICS cadre, identified as Ruhul Amin, accused in the case for killing Rajshahi University unit BCL activist Faruk Hossain in February 9, 2010.

  • November 25: 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 Home Minister.

    Noakhali District 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.

  • October 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.

  • October 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.

  • September 27: 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.

  • September 24: 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.

  • September 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.

  • August 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.

  • August 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 Police Station.

  • 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 activities.

  • 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.

    Khulna District (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 this incident.

  • July 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.

    The 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 said.

  • July 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 remand.

  • July 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.

  • July 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.

  • July 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.

  • July 10: At least 32 leaders and cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested from Brahmanbaria, Joypurhat, Naogaon and Satkhira Districts.

  • July 7: At least 19 cadres of the JeI and ICS were arrested in three districts.

  • July 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.

  • July 5: The Police arrested 102 more cadres of the ICS in the Chittagong city in connection with the July 4 violence by the JeI.

    Khulna 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.

  • July 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.

    The Police arrested seven ICS cadres, a leader, from a students' dormitory in the Kushtia town.

  • July 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.

  • June 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.

    Around 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 Bogra District.

  • 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, and Chhotan.

  • 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.

  • April 9: Police 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.

  • April 7: A 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.   

  • April 6: The 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 murder cases.

    A Rajshahi court rejected bail prayers of 210 leaders and cadres of JeI and ICS sued for police assault during February 9 Rajshahi University violence.  

  • 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 RU.

  • 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 Reazul Islam.

  • 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 killing case.

  • 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 District.

    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 Court.

  • 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 District.

    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 Dhaka.

  • 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 Chittagong city.


  • 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.

  • September 6: 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 Jahangir Hossain.


  • 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 premises.

  • 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 Institute.

  • 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 the party".


  • 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 arrested.


  • 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 district.

  • 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 terminal area.

  • 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, at Raiganj.

  • 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 1.

  • 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 possession.

  • 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 August 14.

  • July 12: At least 20 students are injured in a clash between activists of Jatio Chatra Samaj and ICS at Bhola Colle.

  • 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 there.

  • 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 in Chittagong.

  • 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 in 1971.


  • 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 College.

  • 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 Kushtia.

  • 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 Polytechnic Institute.
    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 businessman.

  • 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 27.

  • 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, 2001.

  • 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 (CU) campus.

  • 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, Chittagong district.
    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 over ‘halls’.

  • 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 blast.

  • 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 at Satkania.

  • 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 in Chittagong.

Note:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.





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