Bangladesh reveals name of Gulshan and Sholakia attack planners, announces bounty

Dhaka, Aug. 2 : Bangladesh police on Tuesday revealed the name of the mastermind of Holey Artisan Bakery attack and placed a Tk 20 lakh bounty for his arrest.

The mastermind has been identified as Tamim Chowdhury during investigation, said Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque.

He said that along with Tamim, another former army person Maj (Retd) Zia has also been found involved and they were also behind the Sholakia attack, reports the Daily Star.

Terrorists killed 20 hostages, mostly foreign nationals, during a 11-hour siege at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's diplomatic zone on July 1.

Source: ANI