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Bangladeshi granted bail over deadly Holey Artisan cafe attack

Tahmid Hasib Khan (centre) being produced in court in August

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A Bangladesh court on Sunday (October 2) granted bail to a student of Canada’s University of Toronto after police dropped charges against him over alleged involvement in the country’s deadliest terrorist attack, police and a lawyer said. Tahmid Hasib Khan was picked up by security forces and later arrested after he was named as a suspect in the July carnage at Holey Artisan Bakery, Dhaka, where Islamist extremists killed at least 22 mostly foreign hostages. Khan’s family vehemently protested his innocence. They said the 22-year old was in the cafe as a customer and was not associated with the five…

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