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Obaidul: Recaptured JMB man killing unexpected

Update : 25 Feb 2014, 08:35 AM

JMB member’s death in shootout with police after recapture was unexpected and unsatisfactory.

Communications Minister Obaidul Quader has made the statement while talking to journalists after holding a meeting with the Sri Lankan Envoy W A Sarath KWeragoda at the secretariat on Tuesday afternoon.

Obaidul said: “The government is embarrassed about it [the JBM shootout] in Tangail after recapture.”

The government will stay alert so that such incidents do not take place again, he said.

Miscreants snatched three convicted JMB men away from a police prison van by throwing bombs at the van while the militants were being taken to Mymensingh from Kashimpur Jail, Gazipur.

Later, Rakib, one of them was held in Sakhipur of Tangail while fleeing in a microbus.

Later on Monday, Rakib was killed in a gunfight with police.

Two of the militants are still on the run.

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