Bangladesh court demands cafe attack probe report by August 24

Bangladesh's Gulshan police have been ordered to submit their investigation report on the Dhaka terror attack by August 24 after they initiated the case under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

By: PTI | Dhaka | Published:July 6, 2016 7:29 pm
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A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday ordered police to submit their investigation report by August 24 in last week’s gruesome attack on a cafe in Dhaka in which 22 people including foreigners were killed.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakrabarty gave the order to the investigation officer of the case.

Gulshan police initiated the case under the Anti-Terrorism Act naming six and several unidentified others on Monday midnight.

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According to police, five terrorists, identified and killed by army commandos in their bid to rescue the hostages after a 12-hour-long stand-off, were among the six named, bdnews24 reported.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Tuesday confirmed that five of the persons killed in the “Operation Thunderbolt” are militants.

Islamist gunmen stormed a popular restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic enclave late on Friday and killed 22 people, most of them foreigners from Italy, Japan, India and the US in an attack claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

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