Killer of Bangladesh independence leader arrested after 45 years on run

Ex-military captain one of dozens sentenced to death for murder of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Police in Bangladesh have arrested a fugitive killer of the countrys independence leader, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, nearly 45 years after the brutal assassination, the countrys home minister has said. Abdul Majed, a former military captain, was arrested in the capital, Dhaka, Asaduzzaman Khan said, adding that the arrest was the biggest gift for Bangladesh this year. Majed publicly declared his involvement after the killing, and had reportedly been hiding in India for many years. It was…

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