Dhaka cafe attack

Where did the IS cap come from?

How did one of the most talked about terrorists carry a cap emblazoned with the IS logo to a Dhaka courtroom in and then proceed it put it on for all to see?

November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019

Where did the IS cap come from?

How did one of the most talked about terrorists carry a cap emblazoned with the IS logo to a Dhaka courtroom in and then proceed it put it on for all to see?

November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019

Arrogance writ large

Unable to hear the judge clearly, accused Mizanur Rahman, 63, thought he had been given the death penalty. From the dock, he let out “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is the greatest) and called for the destruction of all “infidels”.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

Dhaka was always her home

A large Bangladesh flag and a pennant emblazoned with the word “Dhaka” hung on the wall of her dorm at Emory University in Atlanta, USA.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Gulshan café attack: Then OC, 10 others testify

Prosecution witness Sirajul Islam, who was the officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station on July 1, 2016, gave a vivid description of the Holey Artisan cafe attack in the capital’s Gulshan before a Dhaka court yesterday.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

‘Who will answer me why my son was killed’

Zakir Hossain Shaon used to do the dishes at the Holey Artisan Café in the capital's Gulshan where the country’s worst terrorist attack took place in 2016.

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 top official of Rapid Acton Battalion says.

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 testimony.

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

After 2 years, Hasnat freed

Abul Hasnat Reza Karim was finally freed yesterday, ending his two years ordeal in jail. His release comes a day after a special tribunal in Dhaka exonerated him from having any involvement in the Gulshan Café attack.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Holey Artisan Attack: Court accepts charges, asks to release Hasnat

A special tribunal in Dhaka accepts the charge sheet against eight militants in a case filed over the 2016 militant attack on Holey Artisan Bakery, an upscale restaurant in Gulshan. The court also orders the release of former private university teacher Hasnat Reza Karim.