Security measures centring verdict in Holey Artisan attack


DHAKA, Nov 26, 2019 (BSS) – Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has intensified its security measures ahead of verdict in Holey Artisan attack which will be announced tomorrow.

“Special security measures have been beefed up in the city from today centring the verdict in Holey Artisan attack and we will remain vigilant as long as we think it is necessary,” said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General (DG) Dr Benazir Ahmed.

The RAB DG made the remarks while briefing reporters ahead of the judgment of Holey Artisan case at RAB headquarters this afternoon.

The horrific militant attack at the capital’s Holey Artisan Bakery took place on July 1, 2016.

In the incident, militants killed 20 innocent people, most of them foreigners. Two police officials valiantly laid down their lives while trying to save people there. Later, five militants were killed in a commando operation.