4 Bangladeshis held in Singapore found guilty of funding terrorism

(From Straits Times)

Four Bangladeshi workers detained last month under the Internal Security Act (ISA) were found guilty on Tuesday (May 31) of financing terrorism.

One of three armored personnel carriers, front, from the Singapore police task force escorting six arrested Bangladeshi workers arrives at the State court in Singapore on May 27, 2016. Photo - AFP

One of three armored personnel carriers (front) escorting the arrested Bangladeshi workers arrives at the State court in Singapore on May 27

The four are Rahman Mizanur, 31; Miah Rubel, 26; Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31; and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29. All pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday.

They were charged last Friday with providing or collecting money to fund terrorist acts in Bangladesh. Read More



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