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Bangladesh offers reward for top missing Islamists

Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury has been named by police as a mastermind behind the Dhaka cafe attack

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Bangladesh police offered a reward on Tuesday (August 2) for two top Islamists accused of spearheading the rise of extremism in the country, which is reeling from a mass killing at a Dhaka cafe. Police announced a two million taka (£18,758) reward for information leading to the arrest of Bangladesh-Canadian citizen Tamim Chowdhury, who disappeared after allegedly masterminding the cafe attack. Chowdhury is accused of heading a faction of the Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) home-grown militant group, blamed for scores of murders of members of religious minorities. Police are also searching for sacked army major Syed Mohammad Ziaul Haq and…

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