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Holey Artisan attack 'arms supplier' placed on remand

  • Published at 04:27 am January 20th, 2019
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RAB officials present Holey Artisan attack suspect Md Mamunur Rashid - who also goes by Ripon, Rezaul Karim and Reza - at the RAB media Centre in Dhaka on Sunday, January 20, 2019 Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

RAB recovered Tk1.5 lakh in cash in the drive to arrest Reza

A Dhaka court has placed the suspected arms supplier of the Holey Artisan attack on remand for five days.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Kanak Barua ordered the remand after Rapid Action Battalion 3 (RAB 3) Superintendent of Police Md Kafil Uddin produced accused Md Mamunur Rashid alias Ripon alias Rezaul Karim alias Reza before the court with a 10-day remand petition.

Earlier, Reza was arrested in a drive by RAB in Gazipur. He has been placed on remand for a case filed with Sabujbagh police station under the Anti-Terrorism Act last April.

Reza was one accused in the charge sheet of the Holey Artisan attack, RAB said in an SMS.

According to the SMS, Reza supplied money, arms and explosives for the militant attack. 


Also Read- RAB: Militants planned to snatch Holey Artisan attack prisoners


 He was also a member of Majlish-e-Sura unit of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).

RAB Legal and Media Wing Director Mufti Mahmud Khan confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.

RAB also recovered Tk1.5 lakh in cash in the drive.

What happened at Holey Artisan?

On July 1, 2016, gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka’s Gulshan area and opened fire. A total of 22 people, including 17 foreign nationals and two policemen were killed in the attack.

On July 2018, police submitted charge sheet against eight militants allegedly involved with the Holey Artisan Bakery attack in the Gulshan.


Also Read- 'Reza sent Tk39 lakh, firearms from abroad for Gulshan attack’


Some 21 members of militant outfit New JMB, a faction of banned militant group Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), were found to have been involved in the planning and execution of the attack, according to the charge sheet.

In November, 2018, a Dhaka court framed charges against eight militants in connection with the 2016 terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery. 

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