“We have also written to various states to ensure that it is completely stopped,” he added.
There have been systematic assaults in Bangladesh in recent weeks especially targeting minorities, secular
bloggers, intellectuals and foreigners.
“Maskawat Hasan Sakib alias Abdullah admitted his links to Rezaul Karim’s murder and gave his confessional statement at the Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court yesterday,” Rajshahi’s police commissioner Mohammad Shamsuddin.
Last week, a 65-year-old Muslim Sufi preacher was hacked to death by unidentified machete-wielding assailants in northwest Bangladesh’s Rajshahi city.
Khaleda Zia, a bitter political rival of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is already on trial for corruption in a long-running case.
The 65-year-old Muslim spiritual leader was found dead with gashes on the right shoulder and a slit throat in a mango orchard in Rajshahi city’s Tanor upazila, police said.
Parallel to this mission for war crimes justice, Bangladesh has witnessed a spate of horrific murders of secular and aethist thinkers, writers, bloggers and academics since the 2013 killing of blogger Rajib Haider.
Reliance Power will set up a 2 million tonnes a year floating LNG import terminal with a floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) to bring the fuel in ships for firing the power plant.
Natore Press Club president Rezaul Karim Reza said that an envelope containing a computer-composed letter on an ILF pad reached the press club by post, Independent Bangladesh newspaper reported.
There have been systematic assaults in Bangladesh in recent months, especially targeting minorities, secular bloggers, intellectuals and foreigners.
In a recent spate of attacks, a liberal professor, an editor and gay activist, a student and a Hindu tailor were killed and in most of the cases Islamic State or al-Qaeda in Indian sub continent have claimed the attacks.
Bangladesh’s government denies that transnational jihadist groups have been behind a spate of bloody attacks on secular writers, bloggers, foreigners and religious minorities
Rajshahi University professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, was murdered within 50 metres of his residence in the country’s northwestern city of Rajshahi, police said.
Mahmudur Rahman, 62, already faces 75 cases of sedition after authorities shutdown his Amar Desh newspaper for allegedly inciting religious tension in 2013.
Police did not say whether the arrests were in relation to the murder of Nazimuddin Samad, a law student who was killed on the streets of Dhaka last week after criticising Islamism in Facebook posts.