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Someone gave me IS cap in crowd

Regan tells before Judge

WT24 Desk

Someone gave Rakibul Hasan Regan the IS cap on the day of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack case verdict was announced on November 27, Agencies report.

Rakibul Hasan Regan said this before the court of Judge Mojibur Rahman of Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday .  

Golam Sarowar Khan, a lawyer on behalf of the state, told Banglanews: “The judge asked where Regan got the cap from? Reagan told the court that someone gave him that cap. He could not recognize that person in the crowd at court premises.” 

Earlier, a three-member probe body formed for investigation into two convicts of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack case who wore IS caps at court premises on November 27 found no involvement of anyone from jail.

Caps bear symbol of international militant group-Islamic State.

The report was submitted to Inspector General (IG) of Prisons Brigadier General AKM Mostafa Kamal Pasha on November 30.

Aslam Hossain alias Rash, a death-raw convict of the case out of the 7, was seen wearing a cap of international militant group-IS while he was getting on the lift.

He was also seen chanting Takbir ‘Allah akbar,’ usually translated as “God is the greatest.” He put on a black cap in front of members of law enforcement agencies.

Dhaka Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal Judge Mohammad Mujibur Rahman sentenced seven persons were to death in the sensational Holey Artisan attack case on Nov 27.

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