A Dhaka Court has placed Gulshan café attack case accused Abdus Sabur alias Hatkata Mahfuz on 7-day remand.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate AHM Tuaha passed the order Sunday when Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Inspector Humayun Kabir produced him before the court with 10-day remand plea.
On Friday night, police arrested four members of ‘New JMB’, including Mahfuz, an accused in the Gulshan Holey Artisan Bakery attack case, from Chowdhala in Shibganj upazila.
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Sohel was brought to Dhaka from Chapainawabganj on Saturday afternoon.
Later, Chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of (DMP) Monirul Islam, at a press briefing, said Sohel was the founder chief of JMB in India as well as one of the most wanted accused in the Holey Artisan attack case.
On the evening of July 1, 2016, five militants entered the Holy Artisan café; with bombs, machetes, pistols, and held several dozens of people hostages, including 18 foreigners. Twenty hostages - nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian, one Bangladesh-born American and two Bangladeshis - were killed.
Besides, two senior police officers - Banani Police Station then officer-in-charge Salauddin Ahmed Khan and Detective Branch assistant commissioner Robiul Islam - were killed when police tried to take control of the bakery.