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Photojournalist remanded over murder of Blogger Ananta

8A Sylhet court has granted seven-day remand to photojournalist Idris Ali, who was arrested by the CID in connection with author and blogger Ananta Bijoy Das’s murder.
Metropolitan Magistrate Farzana Yasmin granted the remand after Investigation Officer Arman Ali, also inspector of CID, produced Idris Ali before the court on Monday afternoon.
Airport police station OC Gousul Hossain said: “Members of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Idris Ali, photojournalist of Shobuj Sylhet, from Sylhet Metropolitan area on Sunday night.”
Ananta Bijoy Dash was hacked to death by men armed with machetes when leaving his home for work in Sylhet town on May 12.
Ananta’s elder brother Ratneshwar Das filed a case over the murder on that night.
Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed responsibility for brutal murder of Ananta.