Three people arrested for killing gay right campaigner, Bangladesh
|Bangladesh first gay magazine editor killed by Islamic militants are now arrested by the police, source via - google search, world news.|
Police said three people had been arrested, although they said the motive was not yet clear.
Police did not say whether the three were affiliated with any Islamist group.
Xulhaz Mannan, 35, editor of Bangladesh's first magazine for gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and fellow activist Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy, 25, were killed in an apartment in the capital Dhaka late last month.
The Bangladeshi government has denied that Islamic State or al Qaeda have a presence in the country.
The Muslim-majority nation of 160 million people has seen a series of attacks over the past year in which atheist bloggers, academics, religious minorities and foreign aid workers have been killed.
The investigation will go on and they have not yet said that do they belong to any Islamic group or not.