Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that arrested militant suspect Rashed was one of the masterminds of Gulshan terror attack.
Rashed was also among the front rank during the attack, the minister told reporters after inaugurating a drawing competition on the Olympic Day in Dhaka's Gulshan area on Friday.
“Members of the law enforcement agencies will be able to arrest the other fugitives in this conneciton. Police are working on the charge sheet of the Gulshan Holey Artisan attack case. It will be submitted very soon,” said Asaduzzaman.
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Earlier at around 5am, The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police arrested Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash from the Shingra Bus Stand area.
According to Bogra police, Rashed is the son of one Abdus Salam from Kanchanpur village in Naogaon's Manda upazila.
Nasima Khatoon, wife of Abdus Salam, however, told the Dhaka Tribune that the name of her son is Aslam Ali Mohan.
Her son had been missing from his rented mess in Rajshai since early June, she added.
Nasima also refused to identify the arrested youth as her son until she saw him face to face or a photo.