Hearing on Holey Artisan attack case adjourned until Apr 24

18 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A Dhaka anti-terror special court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of a case lodged under the anti-terror act over the grisly militant attack in the capital’s Holey Artisan Bakery in 2016 till April 24, reports BSS.

Judge Md Mujibur Rahman of Dhaka Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal set the date after examining three prosecution witnesses.

The three witnesses are Anwarul Azim, Momtaj Parveen and Rina Khan. They testified before the court and were later cross examined by the defence.

Militants killed 20 innocent people, most of them foreigners, in the attack carried out on July 1, 2016. Two police officials laid down their lives while trying to save people there. Later, five militants were killed in a commando operation.