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Hotel Olio blast case
Charges pressed against 14 militants

Charges pressed against 14 militants

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of the police pressed charges against 14 activists of the banned militant outfit neo-JMB in a case filed in connection with the Hotel Olio blast in the capital’s Panthapath area on August 15, 2017. An inspector of the CTTC unit, Raju Ahmed, also investigating officer of the case, submitted the charge sheet to the Dhaka chief metropolitan magistrate's court yesterday. The 14 charge-sheeted accused are: Akram Hossain Khan Niloy, mastermind of the attack, Tanveer Yasin Kabir, Abu Turab Khan, Sadia Hosna Lucky, Humaira Zakir Nabila, Tazreen Khanam Shubh, Abdullah, alias Aychan Kabiraz, Abul Kashem Fakir, Lulu Sardar, alias Shahid Mistul Hasan Mumon, Taijul Islam Choton, Najul, Kamrul Islam Shakil, and Tarique Md Adnan. Saiful, 21, from Khulna’s Dumuria, blew himself up when a team of the CTTC carried out "Operation August Bite" at Hotel Olio International in Panthapath, a couple of hundred feet from the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area.