US FBI team visit spot spot of blogger Avijit Killing

US FBI team visit spot spot of blogger Avijit Killing

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A team of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which arrived in the capital on Wednesday, started its activities on Friday for giving support to Bangladeshi investigators to find out the killers of writer Avijit Roy, who was murdered on Dhaka university campus on February 26.
The four-member FBI team along with Krishna Pada Roy, deputy commissioner of police (detective branch) and other officials, visited the place of occurrence this afternoon in front of Bangla Academy and Shurawardy Uddayan where the Bangladeshi-born US writer and blogger was hacked to death by unidentified assailants.
“The FBI team will provide us with technical support to trace and capture the killers,” Krishna Pada Roy told awaiting reporters after the US investigators visited the site of the murder.
Avijit, 46, was hacked to death on Dhaka University campus while the attackers left injured his wife Rafida Ahmed, 36, when the couple was returning home from the Ekushey Book Fair on Bangla Academy premises.
The investigators arrested blogger Shafiur Rahman Farabi, believed to be the prime suspect of the murder, as he issued death threat to Avijit in his blog. – BSS

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