Avijit murder

Avijit murder: 5 get death penalty, one life term

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.

April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022

Azad to Avijit: Deadly cost of freethinking

Both of them shared some common principles and championed the causes of freethought and secularism. And both met the same fate.

February 16, 2021
February 16, 2021

Avijit murder: 5 get death penalty, one life term

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.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

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 murder case.

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

Avijit Murder: 6 Ansar al Islam men indicted

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.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Avijit Murde: Charges against six accepted

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.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Avijit Murder: Charge sheet against six

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.

November 26, 2017
November 26, 2017

'Another killer' of Avijit held

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.

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 University five to six days before the murder.

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 of the banned militant outfit.

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.