Jahangir Alam alias Rajib Gandhi, a top Neo-JMB leader and the mastermind of the Gulshan terror attack, reportedly made confession before a court here on Monday, UNB reports.
Metropolitan Magistrate Ahsan Habib recorded the confessional statement of Rajib after M Humayun Kabir, an inspector of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit and also the investigation officer (IO) of the case filed over the terror attack, produced Rajib before the court on completion of his eight-day remand, court sources said.
On January 14 last, a court here placed him on the remand in the case. A CTTC team in a drive arrested Rajib from Elenga bus stand area of Tangail on the night of January 13 last.
Twenty hostages, including 17 foreign nationals, were killed by militants at Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan area of the capital on July 1 last year. The following day, five attackers and one suspected associate of the attackers were killed during a commando operation inside the café, ending the hostage crisis.