Gazipur, August 24: Detectives police on Tuesday night arrested mastermind of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan murder during a special drive from the Tongi area, outskirts of the capital Dhaka.
The arrestee was identified as Sifat alias Shamim alias Moinul Islam, a suspected leader of militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT).
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) confirmed the news through Short Message Service (SMS) on Wednesday morning.
Details will be informed in a press briefing to be hold at DMP Media Centre this noon.
Dipan was among six killers of the murder for those DMP announced Tk 2 lakh bounty each.
Dipan, owner of Jagriti Prokashony, published a book of slain writer-blogger Avijit Roy, was hacked to death in the capital`s Aziz Supermarket on October 31, 2015.