Bangladesh Arrests Two Over Cafe Siege: Police


Dhaka: Bangladesh police said Monday (July 4) they have formally arrested a detained attacker and one other over a siege at a cafe in which 20 hostages were killed.

“Two people are in custody. We’ll file a case,” inspector general of police Shahidul Hoque told AFP.

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The police previously said six of the gunmen had been killed by the commandos in the final stages of the siege at the Western-style cafe on Friday night, but one was taken alive and another was being interrogated by Bangladeshi intelligence.