Dhaka: The prime suspect in blogger Avijit Roy murder was killed during a gunfight with detectives in city’s Khilgaon area early Sunday.
Deceased–Shariful alias Sakib was a top organiser of banned militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team. He also known as–Sharif alias Saleh alias Arif. SI Shah Alam, duty officer of Khilgoan Police Station, said the Shariful was killed in the gunfight with members of the Detective Branch of police at Banshpotti Meradiya area .
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. On May 19, Dhaka Metropolitan Police announced Tk5 lakh bounty on Sharif.
Blogger Avijit was hacked to death by assailants near TSC on February 26, 2015.
The Daily Observer