Dhaka Attack

Dhaka Attack

DMP forms body to probe how convict got IS cap

Dhaka Metropolitan Police has formed a three-member committee to investigate how a death row convict managed a prayer cap emblazoned with the IS logo at a courtroom during the verdict of the Holey Artisan Café attack case.

In photos: Verdict on Holey Artisan Café attack

Seven militants have been sentenced to death for their involvement in 2016 Holey Artisan cafe attack that left 22 people, including 17 foreigners, dead.

Where did the IS cap come from?

After a Dhaka tribunal delivered the verdict in the Holey Artisan Café attack case today, one of death row convicts reached into his pocket and brought out a prayer cap emblazoned with the emblem of the Islamic State.

AC Rabiul’s family wants quick execution of verdict

The family of Detective Branch of Police’s Assistant Commissioner Rabiul Karim wants immediate execution of the verdict in the Holey Artisan café attack case.

Gulshan Café attack case: Prosecution happy with verdict

The prosecution has expressed their satisfaction over the verdict that awarded death penalty to seven militants in Holey Artisan Café attack case.

Holey Artisan Attack: Key witness testifies

Sharmina Parvin, one of the eyewitnesses of the Holey Artisan attack, yesterday told a tribunal in Dhaka how she saw innocent people being killed by the militants.

Holey Artisan Case: Khaled sent Tk 39 lakh to fund attack

Shariful Islam alias Khaled, the last of the charge-sheeted accused to be arrested in the Dhaka café attack case, was a meritorious student before he got involved with banned militant outfit JMB, a top official of Rapid Acton Battalion says.

JMB 'plan for prison van attack' foiled

Banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was planning a Trishal-like prison van ambush to snatch the inmates accused in the Gulshan café attack case.

Holey Artisan Terror Attack: Eight militants indicted

A tribunal in Dhaka yesterday framed charges against eight alleged militants in the Gulshan cafe attack case and set December 3 for starting the trial with recording of the complainant's testimony.

Dhaka attack: Cops charge 8; Hasnat dropped

Police press charges against eight militants over the Holey Artisan café attack, where 20 people, mostly foreigners, were killed off as hostages two years ago. Meanwhile, Hasnat Karim, a former teacher of North South University, has been dropped from the charge sheet as “investigation could not relate him with the militant activity”.

Fight against militancy to continue: Quader says marking 2yrs of Gulshan cafe attack

Bangladesh will continue its fight against militancy, Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says on the two-year anniversary of Dhaka attack.

Gulshan café attack: Sculpture of slain cops inaugurated

A sculpture built to commemorate the supreme sacrifices of the victims of the Holey Artisan tragedy is inaugurated near old Gulshan Police Station of Dhaka.

Interactive: Bangladesh’s fight against militancy gained new grounds in 2017

Law enforcers in Bangladesh continue their anti-militancy operations across the country in 2017 following the government’s vow to show “zero tolerance” against terrorism and militancy.

Gulshan café attack charge sheet by this month: Monirul

The charge sheet in Gulshan café attack case will be submitted by this month, Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Chief Monirul Islam says.

Bodyguard of Gulshan café attack bomb supplier held

Police claim to have arrested the bodyguard of Sohel Mahfuz, an explosives expert and bomb supplier for last year's Gulshan café attack, in Gomostapur upazila of Chapainawabganj.

Gulshan café attack: Rashed placed on 6-day remand

A Dhaka court places Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash, a key “Neo JMB” militant who is one of the planners of last year's Gulshan café attack, on six-day remand.

2 militants linked to Dhaka café attack killed in April raid: Cops

Two “Neo JMB” militants who supplied arms and collected fund for Dhaka café attack were killed in a raid in their Chapainawabganj hideout on April 27, police say. Law enforcers came to know about the two suspected militants’ -- Basharuzzaman Chocolate and Mizanur Rahman alias Chhoto Mizan -- link with the café attack in Gulshan from Sohel Mahfuz, another bomb supplier whom they arrested on July 8.

Dhaka attack planner Sohel was ameer of West Bengal JMB: Cops

Sohel Mahfuz, who was arrested along with three suspected militants in Chapainawabganj today, was ameer of West Bengal unit JMB and one of the key accused of Burdwan blast, police say.

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