Counter Terrorism & Transnational Crime Unit's Inspector Humayun Kabir, investigating officer and the last witness in the Holey Artisan attack case, is providing his testimony before a Dhaka court on his findings during the probe.
On July 1, 2016, armed militants stormed Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital's Gulshan and killed 28 hostages, including 20 foreign nationals.
Two police officials lost their lives while trying to save people during the 12-hour standoff.
Five militants were later killed in a commando operation.
Police filed the case under the anti-terror act with Gulshan Police Station.
Charges were framed against eight accused and the trial started in November 26, 2018.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack and released photographs of the gunmen, but the home minister of
Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Khan stated that the terrorists belonged to Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen and were not affiliated with ISIL.