Teenager arrested under harsh digital laws for making music video mocking PM Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart.
Move comes after several people killed during protests against a two-day visit by India’s PM Modi.
Motorcade accompanying Hasina, then an opposition leader, was attacked with rocks, batons and machetes, prosecutors say.
Members of the Ahmed gang are being protected by their brother, General Aziz Ahmed, head of the Bangladesh army.
Majed, who had publicly announced his involvement in the 1975 assassination, was arrested earlier in the week.
Abdul Majed had publicly announced his involvement in the 1975 assassination and was reportedly hiding in India.
Johirul Haque Khandaker, a former army captain, was picked up from his Dhaka home in January.
The 19-year-old was killed after she accused a teacher of harassing her, sparking protests in the South Asian nation.
Read the full transcript of our discussion with Gowher Rizvi on democracy, Rohingya refugees and freedom of the press.
The BNP’s defeat in last year’s disputed election cannot be explained solely as a result of government repression.
Mohammad Monir has been convicted under controversial information and communication technology law.
With opposition getting just seven seats in parliament, the Hasina government will face little legislative scrutiny.
Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says election was a ‘fraud’ and marred by irregularities but electoral body rejects charges.