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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...

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...

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’

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.

November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019

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...

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

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.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

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...

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

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.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

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.

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

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.

January 27, 2019
January 27, 2019

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...

January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019

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.

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

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...

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

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...