Several more masterminds behind the militants of Gulshan and Kallyanpur incidents, apart from Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury and Ziaul Haque, have been identified, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said.
He also said some of them were detained earlier.
“We have identified everal more mastermind involved in Gulshan and Kallyanpur incidents. They will be arrested soon as we are trying to catch them,” the home minister said.
He was talking to the journalists at a program on Thursday afternoon at the National Press Club in Dhaka.
Kamal said: “The militants were formerly involved with Shibir. They are launching recent terrorist attacks in the country in the name of JMB, ABT and Huji. Their financers are the same.” They can't be called human as they killed people in the name of Islam in the month of Ramadan, he also said.
Regarding the existence of global militants’ organisation IS in the country, the minister said: “We have been looking at every place in the country from Teknaf to Tetulia, but we didn't find any existence of IS anywhere.”
He added that the law enforcers are doing a great job in fighting terrorism, militancy.
He hoped they with the help of people would be able to root out terrorism from the country.