4 Bangladeshi Sentenced Today For Assisting ISIS Financially

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4 Bangladeshi sentenced today for assisting ISIS financially

Singapore, (Pakistan Point News - 12th July, 2016): Four Bangladeshi workers detained in April under the Internal Security Act (ISA) were sentenced to between 24 and 60 months for financing terrorism by . The four are Rahman Mizanur, 31; Miah Rubel, 26; Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31; and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29. They had pleaded guilty to their crimes on May 31. According to Singapore media, Bangladeshi citizens were sentenced to 24 and 60 months imprisonment. These were arrested in April for providing financial assistance to the terrorists in Bangladesh. They were planning attacks back home in hopes of toppling their government. Their goal was to set up an Islamic state in Bangladesh and bring it under the self-declared caliphate of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).