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Mastermind Rajib makes reportedly ‘confession’

24 January 2017, 11:12:09

Staff Correspondent: Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi, a top Neo- Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh leader and the mastermind of the Gulshan attack, made his reportedly confession before a court on Monday mor

Metropolitan Magistrate Ahsan Habib recorded the confessional statement of Rajib after M Humayun Kabir, an inspector of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit and also the investigation officer of the case filed over the attack, brought Rajib before the court on completion of his eight-day remand, court sources said.

Twenty hostages, including 17 foreign nationals, were killed by extremists at Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan area of the capital on July 1 last year. The following day, five attackers and one suspected associate of the attackers were killed during a commando operation inside the cafe, ending the hostage crisis.

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