Bangladesh acquits British citizen held since 2016 cafe attack
Rights group Amnesty International had campaigned for the release of Hasnat Karim, who was in the cafe at the time of the attack for his daughter's 13th birthday party.
"We are happy that the court accepted the charge sheet and dropped him," Karim's lawyer, Sanwar Hossain Somazder, told Reuters. Karim is due to be released from jail later in the day.
Somazder said Karim would not be seeking compensation.
Karim became a suspect after he agreed to act as a human shield, witnesses said at the time. An investigation later cleared him of involvement.
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