Bangladesh Anti-Terrorism Unit Arrests Main Suspect In Slaying Of American Blogger Avijit Roy

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by: Serajul Quadir | Huffington Post

DHAKA, March 2 (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s anti-terrorism unit said it had arrested on Monday the main suspect in the killing of a U.S. blogger who was hacked to death in Dhaka last week in the latest attack on critics of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation.


Forces from the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Farabi Shafiur Rahman, who was previously jailed for his ties to the extremist Hizbut Tahrir Islamist group, at a bus stop in Dhaka, a RAB spokesman told reporters.

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