Update November 2, 2015

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Same persons might be involved in bloggers killing: DB police

Sumel Sarker

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Same persons might be involved in bloggers killing: DB police

02 November 2015, Nirapad News: Same persons might be involved in blogger killing and yesterday’s attack on a publishing house in the city, joint commissioner of (Detective Branch) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Monirul Islam said here today.

“Same persons are behind the killing of blogger at Aziz Super Market and the attack in the Shuddhoswar publication house at Lalmatia in the city,” he said this while addressing a press briefing at his office here.

Describing the killing as a target killing, Monirul, also additional deputy inspector general, said the law enforcers have been trying to bring them under legal frame.

“It is tough to tackle the target killing. Bu we are trying and scrutinize the issue of threats to different people,” the joint commissioner said.

He said law enforcers arrested 5-6 members of Ansarullah Bangla Team or its associate organizations after the Eid-ul-Azha. Police interrogated them regarding the killings.

“We will also interrogate three persons who were wounded by the unidentified miscreants in Mohammapur area yesterday.

Meanwhile, unknown assailants hacked Faisal Arefin Dipan of Jagriti Prokashani to death and critically injured Shuddhoswar’s Ahmedur Rashid Tutul and bloggers Tareque Rahim and Ranadipam Basu in the city’s two separate places on Saturday evening.

Dipan and Tutul were publishers of slain blogger Avijit Roy who was also hacked to death near the TSC at Dhaka University on February 26, 2015.

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