Security forces may have killed hostage by mistake in Dhaka cafe siege: Bangladesh police

Saiful Islam Chowkidar, a pizza maker was among six men who were killed by the police during Dhaka cafe seige.

Reuters| Updated: Jul 05, 2016, 15:23 PM IST
Security forces may have killed hostage by mistake in Dhaka cafe siege: Bangladesh police

Dhaka: Bangladeshi police said on Tuesday security forces may have shot dead a hostage by mistake during a siege of a Dhaka cafe on the weekend, believing he was one of the attackers. 

Saiful Islam, a senior police official in Dhaka, said Saiful Islam Chowkidar, a pizza maker at the Holey Artisan restaurant, was among six men who were killed by the police on Saturday when officers stormed the eatery to end a 12-hour siege.