Very little is known about this organisation. Popular new magazine Probe claimed that thefounders of the group were two educated cadres of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami. They are Matinul Islam Matin and Babul Ansari. The organisation has close links with the Ale Hadith Andolan and JMB. To be precise it is suspected to be an umbrella organisation of JMB.
Dal’s goal is to carry out Jihad to establish Islamic rule in the country. The organisation is active in Bangladesh’s south-western region in Kushtia, Meherpur and Chadanga, bordering India’s West Bengal. Some media reports claimed that the organisation was working for rejuvenating the JMB by holding meetings, raising funds and undertaking recruitment drive. The organisation distributed propaganda leaflets, CD’s, books and handbill to motivate people to join Jihad and occasionally uses coercion to that end. It declares a person as kafir (Non belivers) who declines to join the group.
It’s founder Babul Ansari was arrested on October 2005 and was sentenced to death in February 28 2009 and Matin Mehadi was also in the jail.
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