Update January 14, 2017

Dhaka 3-27 am, 20-October, 2020

Another mastermind of Gulshan cafe attack arrested in Tangail

Mirajul Moin Joy


14 January 2017, Nirapad News: Police arrested an alleged mastermind of Gulshan terror from Tangail district early Saturday, reports UNB.

The arrestee was identified as Rajib Gandhi alias Jahangir Alam.

Manirul Islam, Additional Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and chief of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit, said tipped off, a CTTC team conducted a drive in Tangail and arrested Gandhi in the dead of night.

Details of the drive will be disclosed at a press briefing later, Manirul added.

Twenty hostages, including 17 foreign nationals, were killed by militants at Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan area of the capital on July 1 last. Later on the following day, five of attackers and one suspected associate of the attackers were killed during a commando operation inside the cafe.

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