Following publication of series reports exposing crimes committed by an illegal entity named ‘Nagorik TV’, as the case of blackmailing, extortion, criminal activities and sexual perversion of this notorious gang drew attention of key policymakers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, the kingpin of this crime racket, Tito Rahman alias Mustafizur Rahman Tito alias Tito finally has appeared on ‘Nagorik TV’ and publicly admitted their crimes.
Meanwhile, in a YouTube appearance, one of the members of the ‘Nagorik TV” crime racket, M Rahman Masum has earlier admitted that Tito Rahman and Nazmus Saquib jointly have extorted 100 million takas from a large business conglomerate in Bangladesh. Masum further said, TiTo-Saquib duo was extracting large amount of cash from various individuals through blackmailing and also said, within Bangladeshi community in Canada, Tito Rahman is known as a fraud.
Other membember of the ‘Nagorik TV” crime gang are: Abdur Rashid, Rupu Alam, Najneen Nisha, M Rahman Masum, S. M. Humayun Kabir, Ashfak Reza, Johirol Islam Munna, Waki Abdullah, Nazmun Aquib, Advocate Abdur Rashid, and Tyler Taseen. Office of this illegal broadcast entity is located at 950 Ogilvy Avenue, # 08, Montréal, Québec – H3N 1P4, Canada.
It may be mentioned here that, Nazmus Saquib and Tito Rahman of ‘Nagorik TV’ crime racket demanded US$600,000 from the leading business conglomerate in Bangladesh through blackmailing. It is learnt, owners of Nagorik TV provided names and details of several individuals and an entity to the employee of the local business conglomerate for making payment of demanded extortion amount. The extortionist racket asked the business conglomerate to pay BDT 4 million to an individual named Mizan (mobile number 0171-4045224); BDT 2 million to ASM Shafiul Haque, Account number 1101008272001, Routing 225275357, City Bank Limited, Principal branch, Dhaka, Bangladesh; BDT 2 million to ASM Shafiqul Haque, Account number 0012100211294, Routing 250272325, Uttara Bank Limited, Foreign Exchange Branch, Dilkusha, Dhaka; and BDT 2 million to Common Hardware & Interior Solution, Account number 20506030100006204, Routing 125300522, Islami Bank BD Limited, Hospital Moor Branch, Feni, Bangladesh.
Nazmus Saquib and Titu Rahman’s ‘Nagorik TV’ had earlier provided massive coverage to an INTERPOL wanted convicted fugitive named Shahid Uddin Khan. But recently the romance between ‘Nagorik TV’ and Shahid Uddin Khan deteriorated for reason unknown. It is learnt that Shahid Uddin Khan was paying heavily to several individuals including Nazmus Saquib, Tito Rahman, Kanak Sarwar and few other anti-Bangladesh propagandists in exchange for appearing in their illegal YouTube channels. After his relations got deteriorated with proven cybercriminal and extortionist ‘Nagorik TV’, Shahid Uddin Khan has engaged several individuals such as Taj Hashmi to continue propaganda in his favor.
According to mass-media circle in Bangladesh, Tito Rahman alias Mustafizur Rahman Tito alias Tito hails from Itgaon residential area in Dinajpur district in Bangladesh. He is one of the prime accused in the serial bomb blast case of August 17, 2005. Notorious jihadist outfit Jamaatul Mujahedin Bangladesh (JMB), which later rebranded as Ansar Al Islam by becoming franchise of Al Qaeda was behind this series bomb blasts. Tito Rahman is a member of Ansar Al Islam and key accomplice of BNP’s fugitive mini-boss Tarique Rahman and kingpin of Harkatul Jihad, Maulana Abdus Salam. It may be mentioned here that, Tarique Rahman assigned Harkatul Jihad for launching grenade attack on a rally of Awami League on August 21, 2005 with the nefarious agenda of assassinating Sheikh Hasina.
According to a media note issued by the US Embassy in Bangladesh, the US authorities have announced reward of US$5 million for information on the fugitive kingpins of Ansar Al Islam.
Tito Rahman alias Mustafizur Rahman Tito alias Tito lives in Canada as a refugee and works in a factory as laborer. He resides in an apartment allocated by the Canadian government for the workers of various industrial projects. To hide his real identity of being an active member of Jamaatul Mujahedin Bangladesh, which is now named as Ansar Al Islam, Tito Rahman has taken the disguise of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the illegal Nagorik TV. For the past several years, a jihadist Tito Rahman has been running pro-militancy and anti-Bangladesh propaganda through YouTube and Facebook and has been promoting anti-Bangladesh and pro-militancy individuals as well as convicted criminals, including criminals wanted by INTERPOL.
Meanwhile, BLiTZ has already drawn attention of the US and Canadian authorities for using the US and Canadian soils in running serious types of criminal activities and extortion. As per existing law of the United States and Canada, anyone using the soils of these countries in running criminal activities, including cybercrime and extortion would be tantamount to stern legal proceedings including deportation. But defying these laws, sitting in the United States and Canada, a band of criminals led by Nazmus Saquib and Tito Rahman alias Mustafizur Rahman Tito alias Tito are continuing blackmailing and extortion through a YouTube-based illegal entity named ‘Nagorik TV’. Correspondents of BLiTZ already are contacting relevant authorities in the US and Canada drawing their attention to criminal activities of this dangerous crime racket.
According to media reports, Nazmus Saquib sought asylum in the United States proclaiming himself as a gay. But later it was revealed that he has two wives – one in Bangladesh and another in Canada, while he has been forcing girls and women towards sexual relations, making porn videos and selling those to a number of porn sites. In Bangladesh, he was associated as a part-time stringer with now-defunct English-language daily newspaper The Independent. He resides in Palm Beach area in Florida. Saquib got addicted to drugs during her student life at Ideal School and later Notre Dame College in Dhaka. He also was an active member of the student front of pro-jihadist Jamaat-e-Islami.
One of Nazmus Saquib’s wives who lives in Bangladesh claims, her husband is a drug addict and pervert, who was accused of having illicit sexual relations with a large number of girls and women since his student life. She said, Saquib also is a diehard member of the student front of Jamaat-e-Islami and after seeking asylum in the US with false declaration, Saquib has been running anti-Bangladesh vile propaganda as well as blackmailing and extortion through ‘Nagorik TV’.