The Committee to Protect Journalists praises the arrest of a suspect who took part in the killing attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.
Police yesterday claimed to have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) who they said directly took part in the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.
ABT man is placed on five-day remand in connection with the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal reiterates his claim that the current law and order situation in the country is satisfactory.
Protesting the killing of Faisal Arefin Dipan and attack on Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, writers and publishers have staged silent procession in different parts of Dhaka.
Blogger Tareq Rahim, who was shot and hacked at Shuddhoswar Prokashani office in Lalmatia on Saturday, is still not out of danger while the conditions of Shuddhoswar's Ahmedur Rashid Tutul and another Ranadipam Basu have slightly improved.
Aggrieved by the brutal murder of one of their colleagues, book shop owners and businessmen of Aziz Cooperative Super Market in Shahbagh will keep their shops closed till tomorrow.
Prof Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque feared for his son when he heard of the attack on Avijit Roy’s publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul.
Publisher of Jagriti Prokashony is stabbed dead at his Shahbagh office shortly after assailants knifed another publisher of books written by slain blogger Avijit Roy along with two bloggers at his Lalmatia office.