Dhaka Attack: Another Mastermind Identified As Marjan


Dhaka: Another mastermind of Gulshan café attack was identified and he is a close aide of Bangladeshi origin Canadian citizen Tamim Chowdhury, police claimed on Friday.

The alleged mastermind is Marjan, said Monirul Islam, chief of Dhaka police’s specialised counter terrorism unit, at a press briefing at police headquarters.

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All the photographs taken by the militants during the Holey Artisan attack were sent to Marjan, said the chief of counter terrorism unit.

On the July 1 Gulshan attack, Marjan was staying at Kalyanpur in the capital and continued communication between the attackers and other two masterminds, Monirul added.

Tamim and sacked army Major Syed Mohamad Ziaul Haque, who is a suspect in blogger killing, are staying in Dhaka, Monirul further said.