Three persons, including an activist of key-opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and a local leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, have been detained in connection with the murder, police said.
Nikhil Chandra Joarder, 50, a resident of the Dubail village under Gopalpur upazila of the Tangail district, was hacked to death Saturday afternoon.
The college student was accused of using a USD 2,700 school loan to try to join the Islamic State
The attack in the capital’s eastern Shiite-dominated New Baghdad neighborhood also wounded at least 38 other people.
At least 10 people were killed by rebel shelling on government-held areas in the city, according to activists and Syria’s state news agency, SANA.
The Professor of English literature was brutally murdered in the city’s Shalbagan area on Saturday in an attack that police say bears the hallmark of the previous blogger killings.
The death toll is expected to rise because more than 22 others are injured.
Police said the four suspects have been identified through “a close cooperation” between Denmark’s intelligence agency and the police in the Danish capital.
Ismail Musab Abdul Rawoof (34) was detained by Intelligence Bureau (IB) and NIA on the basis of a look out circular issued by the IB.
At least 14 youths have been arrested early this year by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as part of its probe on indoctrination of youths by the banned terror group.
The terror group through a picture essay showed it has opened an “Islamic State Police Forensics Department” in al Furat Province, Iraq.
Fr Uzhunnalil was reportedly kidnapped on March 4 after four gunmen attacked a retirement home in Aden run by the Missionaries of Charity.
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The poll question was asked after the Eiffel Tower was lit up in the colours of the Belgian flag in memory of the victims of the Brussels terror attack.
The mayor of the remote town in Anbar province had warned when IS pulled out that the jihadist organisation may just be testing the population’s allegiance.