Bangladesh Arrests Main Suspect in U.S. Blogger's Murder

The main suspect in the killing of a U.S. blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death last week was arrested, Bangladesh's anti-terrorism unit on Monday, NBC News reported. Forces from the Rapid Action Battalion arrested Farabi Shafiur Rahman, who was previously jailed for his ties to the extremist Hizbut Tahrir Islamist group, at a bus stop in Dhaka, a spokesman told reporters. The spokesman said Farabi had confessed to threatening to kill blogger Avijit Roy. Farabi was still being interrogated.

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