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Closure for Holey Bakery Attack: But Concerns of ISIS Influence Continue

A Dhaka court sentenced seven militants to death for their involvement in the 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery attack. The Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal acquitted one accused as it found him not guilty in the atrocity that left 22 people, including 17 foreigners, dead in the capital’s Gulshan.

Moments after the judge left the courtroom at 12:15pm, some of the convicts shouted “Allahu Akbar”. “You will be judged by Allah in afterlife,” one of them shouted at the judge before they were hauled off to police vans on the court premises.

As soon as a Dhaka court finished delivering judgement in the country’s worst ever terrorist attack case, convict Rakibul Islam alias Regan, who was in the dock, wore the cap emblazoned with the emblem of the Islamic State, a global militant outfit. Rakibul still had the cap on when police brought him out of the courtroom and took him to a prison van parked on the court premises. Inside the van, another death row convict Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi was seen wearing a similar cap as reported by the Daily Star.....................

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