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Militant arrested over Panthapath hotel blast

Sun Online Desk     1st January, 2018 01:16:35 printer

Militant arrested over Panthapath hotel blast

 

Police’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit has arrested a top militant of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in connection with the suicide bomb attack that took place in a hotel on August 15.

 

Confirming the arrest, Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime’s Additional Deputy Commissioner Abdur Hannan said the law enforcers arrested Mamun, a bomb-making expert and the main sabotage planner of that day from House Building area of Uttara 7 sector in the capital on Sunday night.

 

The CTTC had moved to prevent a possible suicide bomb attack on a procession observing National Mourning Day on August 15, the day Bangabandhu and most of his family were brutally assassinated.

 

Investigation of the incident began after a case was filed with Kalabagan police station on August 16.


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