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Khayer on 7-day fresh remand over blogger Ananta murder

54A Sylhet court on Wednesday placed accused Abul Khayer on a seven-day fresh remand over his alleged involvement in the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das.
Judge Sahedul Karim of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court-1 passed the order after Inspector Arman Ali of Criminal Investigation Department, also the investigation officer, produced him before his court seeking a 15-day remand.
Earlier on September 02, police arrested Khayer at Tukerbazar in city on suspicion of his involvement in the killing of the blogger.
On the same day, the court placed him on a seven-day remand.
Blogger Ananta, also an activist of Sylhet Ganajagaran Manch, was hacked to death by a group of assailants in broad daylight at Subidbazar Bankalapara in the city on May 12.
On May 13, Rateshwar Das, elder brother of Ananta Bijoy, filed a case against four people with the Airport Police Station.
Ananta Bijoy was also a writer in the ‘Mukto-Mona blog’, founded by blogger Avijit Roy – who had been murdered two and a half months ago after he came home from the USA.