Gulshan attack suspect Tahmid gets bail

Staff Correspondent | Published: 16:56, Oct 02,2016 | Updated: 01:36, Oct 03,2016

Holey Artisan Bakery, Gulshan attack

Tahmid Hasib Khan

A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to Tahmid Hasib Khan, a suspect Gulshan Holey Artisan Bakery attack, in a case filed under section 54 of the code of criminal procedure.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Laskar Sohel Rana passed the order.

Earlier, Tahmid, a Toronto University student, was placed on a six-day remand in the case after police arrested him from Basundhara residential area on August 2 at 9:00pm.

The attackers killed 20 hostages — nine Italian, seven Japanese, two Bangladeshis, one Indian and one Bangladesh-born US citizen — and two police officers on July 1.

Tahmid went to the restaurant with two female students of a private university.

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