Three nabbed by RAB for blogger murders

RAB has nabbed three men they say are involved with the radical Ansarullah Bangla Team and responsible for masterminding the murders of secular bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy Das.

Senior Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 18 August 2015, 06:29 AM
Updated : 18 August 2015, 08:55 AM

RAB spokesman Mufti Mahmud Khan told bdnews24.com that the three -- Touhidur Rahman, Sadek Ali and Aminul Mallick -- were picked up from Nilkhet and Dhanmondi areas of Dhaka.

One of them, Touhidur Rahman,was a fund raiser, he said, while the two others were activists.

Khan said the three were suspected of masterminding the murders of secular bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy Das.

Details will be provided later in a media conference, he said.

Meanwhile, The Guardian claimed in a report quoting RAB officials that Rahman was a British citizen.

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