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Bangladesh detectives arrest Jamaat-e-Islami man

People wave the Bangladesh national flags as they prepare to rehearse singing the national anthem in an attempt to break a Guinness record at the national parade ground in Dhaka March 26, 2014. According to the organizers, at least 254,681 people gathered and sang in chorus the national anthem at the National Parade Square grounds on Wednesday, to break a 2013 record of the greatest number of people singing the same National or regional anthem at the same time. Bangladesh celebrated its 43rd Independence Day on Wednesday. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) - RTR3IM3M

Dhaka, Nov. 25 : Detectives in Bangladesh have arrested a man belonging to Jamaat-e-Islami for threatening eminent intellectuals Proofessor Anisuzzaman and Muntassir Mamoon with death.

According to The Daily Star, the man was arrested in Tejgaon area last night. He issued the threats under the mask of so-called Islamic State, a text message floated to the media said.

Under pressure from international community to accept presence of ISIS in Bangladesh, the government repeatedly denied the terrorist outfit’s establishment here.

Yesterday, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said that those who claim to be belonging to ISIS are all “fruits of the same tree”, namely Jamaat, Ansarullah Bangla and JMB. (ANI)