Avijit murder

Avijit murder: Court summons Bonya

A Dhaka court summons Rafida Ahmed Bonya, widow of slain writer-blogger Avijit Roy, and five other prosecution witnesses to appear before it for delivering their statements on December 30 in Avijit...

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Avijit Murder: Suspect gives confessional statement

A suspect in blogger Avijit Roy murder case yesterday confessed before a Dhaka court that he was among four Ansar Al Islam operatives who did a recce of the killing spot near TSC of Dhaka...

November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017

8 took part in Avijit murder

Eight operatives of Ansar Al Islam took part in the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy following the instruction of sacked and absconding army Major Syed Ziaul Haque, alleged military wing chief...

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Dad was killed for having an opinion: Avijit’s daughter

On the first death anniversary of slain Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, his stepdaughter Trisha Ahmed recounts the father she remembers and the attack on her parents she is trying to forget.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Family voices dismay over probe pace

A year has gone by since the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy near Amar Ekushey Book Fair, but police are yet to press charges despite making repeated claims they have identified several people...

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Cops claim identifying 3 Avijit killers

Police claim to have identified three persons “who directly took part” in the killing of secular writer and blogger Avijit Roy last year. The three are members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah...

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

US hopes for breakthrough in Avijit murder probe

The United States envoy hopes to see a ‘breakthrough’ in the ongoing investigation into the murder case of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy saying the ‘real culprits’ will hopefully be netted.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Gonojagoron demo tomorrow

Following the brutal attacks on country’s publishers that killed one and injured three others, leaders of Gonojagoron Mancha calls for a countrywide demonstration tomorrow.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Ansarullah chief, 2 more held over Avijit, Ananta murder: Rab

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to arrest three members of Ansarullah Bangla Team including its chief in Dhaka for their alleged involvement in the killing of bloggers Ananta Bijoy Das and...

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Blogger killings: 'Mastermind' held in Dhaka

Law enforcers claim to have arrested three militants of Ansarullah Bangla Team from Dhaka including the mastermind of Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy killings.

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Brutal crimes shake society again

The country had become a “soft” state revealing itself to be completely incapable of fighting the forces of violence and terror. True, the patronage of criminals by politicians in the past and a...