Three militants including Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, were killed during a joint forces raid at a house in Narayanganj Sadar upazila today morning.
He was a mastermind of Gulshan cafe attack on July 1. Tamim was also the mentor of the group the nine militants, killed in a police operation at Kalyanpur on July 26.
An official of Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit seeking anonymity said the suspected militant was identified as Manik, 35, and Iqbal (25).
Police confirmed the identity Tamim after matching photos who is the chief of New JMB militant unit.
A joint team from Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit, police headquarters and district police together carried out the operation “Operation Hit Strong 27”. After a one-hour operation, police entered the house and found three bodies inside the house.
Few days ago Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque had announced Tk 2 million reward earlier this month for information leading to his arrest.