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Arrests over wife deatArrests over wife death

TENSION: Security is increased in Bangladesh following the killing of Mahmuda Akter; and (below) her traumatised son is comforted by relatives

By: Eastern Eye Staff

KILLER ADMITS MURDER OF BANGLADESH ANTI-TERROR CHIEF’S SPOUSE POLICE in Bangladesh said last Sunday (26) they had arrested a man suspected of killing the wife of an antiterrorism police officer, just weeks after she was stabbed and shot in the southeastern city of Chittagong. The murder, initially blamed on Islamist militants, raised tension in the Muslim-majority country, which is reeling from a wave of killings of secular activists, religious minorities and foreigners. Chittagong police chief Iqbal Bahar told reporters that officers detained Wasim, who uses one name, on the outskirts of the city last Saturday (25) and he had admitted…

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