Terror suspect Sajal Mahmud Ony lives freely on Dhaka streets
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Bangladeshi terrorist Sajal Mahmud Ony, who was arrested in 2012 for abducting an Indian national named Sonjib Saha at gunpoint has given a status on social media with a doctored video of Dhaka’s Independent Television, where this notorious terrorist has made highly defamatory comments about internationally acclaimed multi-award-winning anti-militancy journalist and editor of Weekly Blitz, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury.

In the Facebook post terrorist, Ony has falsely branded Shoaib Choudhury as an advisor of Harkatul Jihad. He also has placed doctored contents on the Independent Television report on Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen’s statement clarifying Bangladesh’s stance on Palestinian people.


Ony’s mother Shahana Rashid Sanu had published a status on her Facebook ID on March 29th against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh trip. In that post, Shahana called for waging jihad in Bangladesh against Narendra Modi and India.

Sajal Mahmud Ony’s younger brother Shamol Mahmood (alias Anjan) is a member of the armed wing of the student front of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). Back in 2014, Shamol fled to the US and then entered Canada through an illegal route and sought political asylum stating he and his family members were facing severe intimidation from the ruling Awami League and the ruling party was trying to murder him.

Back in 2012, Sajal Mahmud Ony abducted an Indian national named Sonjib Saha while police rescued Saha and a criminal case was lodged against the terrorist. Sajal and Shamol are drug addicts and according to newspaper reports, they are involved in various forms of criminal activities, including dealing in drugs as well as robbery, theft, contract killing, and street-snatching. They also are accused of maintaining connections with various jihadists and terrorist groups in Bangladesh.

According to cybercrime experts, Independent Television authorities in Bangladesh should press allegations of cybercrime against Sajal Mahmud Ony for illegally doctoring the news content of the channel and for publishing it on social media.