Both of them shared some common principles and championed the causes of freethought and secularism. And both met the same fate.
A Dhaka tribunal today sentenced five members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam to death and another to life in jail for killing blogger-writer Avijit Roy in February 2015.
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 murder case.
A Dhaka Court yesterday framed charges against six Ansar al Islam leaders and activists, including Maj (sacked) Ziaul Haque in a case over the killing of blogger and writer Avijit Roy.
A Dhaka court yesterday accepted charges against six members of banned militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam in a case filed over writer-blogger Avijit Roy murder on February 26, 2015.
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday pressed charges against six people in the sensational murder case of blogger Avijit Roy.
Counterterrorism officials yesterday claimed that they arrested an Ansar al Islam militant who along with three others hacked to death writer-blogger Avijit Roy nearly three years ago.
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 University five to six days before the 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 of the banned militant outfit.