Bangladesh police arrest prime suspect in publisher's murder

August 24, 2016 9:43 AM

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NEW DELHI – Bangladesh police say they have arrested a leading suspect behind last year's killing of an American-Bangladeshi writer and blogger amid an ongoing crackdown against radicals blamed for violent attacks on foreigners, liberals and minorities in the country.

Police say Moinul Islam Shamim was arrested late Tuesday from Tongi area just outside the Bangladesh capital.

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