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  • Published at 02:25 pm July 30th, 2018
Holey Artisan Cafe and Bakery
File photo the Holey Artisan Bakery, where a group of militants carried out a barbaric attack on the night of July 1, 2016, at Gulshan, Dhaka Dhaka Tribune

On July 23, police pressed charges against eight people in the case

A special Dhaka court will decide on taking the charge sheet of the Holey Artisan attack case into cognizance on August 8. 

Judge Mujibur Rahman of Dhaka Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal issued the order on Monday.

He also ordered police to produce the six accused in the case, now behind bars, before the court on that day. 

Six of the accused are Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi, Rashedul Islam alias Rash, Sohel Mahfuz alias Hatkata Mahfuz, Rakibul Islam Reagan, Mizanur Rahman alias Boro Mizan, and Hadisur Rahman Sagor.

On Sunday, the case docket was submitted to this special tribunal. 

On July 26, Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court ordered that all documents, including the charge sheet of the case be sent to the special tribunal.

Police pressed charges against eight people in the sensational case on July 23.

Twenty-two people – nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian, one Bangladeshi-born American and four Bangladeshis – were killed by five gunmen after they stormed the restaurant on July 1, 2016.