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FBI team investigates Roy murder scene

India Blooms News Service | | 06 Mar 2015, 08:45 pm
Dhaka, Mar 6 (IBNS) A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team, which is currently in Bangladesh to investigate writer Avijit Roy's murder case, visited the crime scene at Dhaka University on Friday, media reports said.

"The FBI team along with Detective Branch of Police (DB) officials went to the murder site around 1:20pm and were inspecting in and around the spot including Bangla Academy where Avijit was brutally murdered," The Daily Star reported.

Krishna Pada Roy, DB deputy commissioner (south division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) was quoted as saying by the newspaper: "FBI team told us that they will extend their technological assistance to help the investigation process. And we expect the main motive behind the killing will be unearthed through mutual cooperation."

The team arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday.

Roy was hacked to death by unidentified  assailants  on Dhaka University campus on Feb 26.

Roy's body was donated the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on Sunday.

People across Bangladesh have protested against the murder of the Bangladeshi-American blog writer.