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4 more arrested in Sirajganj councilor-elect murder case

Police have arrested four more suspects in the Sirajganj councilor-elect Tariqul Islam Khan murder case, including the brother of the main suspect who still manages to evade the law enforcers.

The most important of the latest four arrests would seem to be of Sanoar Hossain Ratan, an advocate and brother of the key suspect Shahadat Hossain, who lost the councilor election to Tariqul. The other three arrested are Enamul Hossain Likhon, Golam Mostafa and Saiful Islam.

Sirajganj sadar police station’s additional police super Snigdho Akter said acting on a tip off, a DB police team directed by the investigating officer of the case reached Dhaka on Friday and arrested the 3 suspect Ratan, Likhon and Mostafa from Khilgaon area. Saiful was arrested from Sirajganj on Saturday.

All the 4 arrestees were sent to jail through the court within Saturday afternoon and police asked for 10 days remand for each.

Previously police arrested Swapan Bepary, brother in law of the key suspect, and Zahidul Islam, who acted as the hitman. Police is continuing the investigation drive to arrest the key suspect and his assistants in the murder case.

Shahadat is General Secretary of the Awami League local unit.

Source: United News of Bangladesh