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Mastermind of Gulshan attack Rajib held    

14 Jan, 2017 11:11:47

Staff Correspondent: Law enforcers claimed to have arrested one of the masterminds of Holey Artisan Bakery attack in Dhaka’s Gulshan.

Police’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit has arrested Jahangir Alom alias Rajib alias Gandhi from Tangail’s Elenga area on Friday night.

Confirming the arrest, CTTC Additional Deputy Commissioner Abdul Mannan said that Alom is a wanted criminal and is accused in 20 to 22 cases filed in connection with terrorist attacks.

DMP will hold a press briefing to inform the media about the drive later in the drive.

Twenty-four people, including 17 foreigners, were killed in an attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka’s Gulshan on July 1, 2016.