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08:30 AM, July 28, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:47 PM, July 28, 2017

Dhaka café attack ‘arms transporter’ held in Natore

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Police claimed to have arrested a “Neo JMB” leader, who carried arms and grenades used in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack in Dhaka's Gulshan on July 1 last year, in Singra upazila of Natore early today.

Arrestee Rashidul Islam alias Rash, one of the key planners of the militant attack, had carried arms and grenades from Chapainawabganj to Dhaka for the attack, Asaduzzaman, superintendent of police in Bogra, told our Natore correspondent.  

Acting on a tip-off, a team of detective branch (DB) of police from Bogra arrested Rash, 24, who hails from Naogaon, in Singra bus stand area around 5:30 am, said Bogra Additional Superintendent of Police Sanatan Chakrabarty.

Law enforcers will come up with details in a press briefing later in the day.

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