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Bangladesh blogger murder: The prime suspect

Published 6:34 AM ET, Mon March 2, 2015
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Social media photos show the prime suspected arrested in the murder of American-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, who was hacked to death in Dhaka last week. Facebook
The suspect, Farabi Shaifur Rahman, had called for Roy's death in numerous Facebook posts. Facebook
In a Facebook comment last year, Rahman allegedly wrote, "Avijit Roy lives in America. So it's not possible to kill him now. But when he returns home, he will be killed then." Facebook
Rahman was arrested on Monday, March 2, 2015. Sony Ramany/CNN
Within minutes after the Thursday attack, Rahman posted photos of the crime scene, said Col. Ziaul Ahsan of Bangladesh's elite anti-crime unit, the Rapid Action Battalion. Sony Ramany/CNN