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UK citizen held in Dhaka for link with Syrian militants
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UK citizen held in Dhaka for link with Syrian militants

The Bangladesh origin man came to recruit jihadists 6 months ago, say detectives News Desk: Detectives bring Samiun Rahman alias Ibn Hamdan before media at their headquarters after arresting him from Kamalapur in Dhaka. Saimun, a Bangladesh origin British citizen, who fought against Assad government in Syria six months after he came here to recruit jihadists for Syrian militant groups, detectives say. Photo: Palash Khan A Bangladesh origin British citizen, who fought against the Assad government in Syria, has been held at Kamalapur in Dhaka today, six months after he flew in to recruit jihadists for Syrian militant groups, detectives say. Samiun Rahman alias Ibn Hamdan was arrested following information gleaned from some people arrested recently over alleged links with militancy, sai...