Apart from seven to eight people of the village, some other hired goons also took part in the brutal killings
Police have arrested four people in a case filed over the killing of a retired army officer, and his elderly mother, in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj.
The arrestees were identified as Abul Kalam Azad, 70, Rafiqul Islam, 60, Rahamat Ali Panna, 38, and Monsur Ali Sarkar 22, of the same village, said Inspector (Investigation) Golam Mostafa of Ullapara police station.
On Saturday, one of the arrested, Abul Kalam Azad, gave his confessional statement under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, before the district Senior Judicial Magistrate Ahasan Habib.
According to the statement, apart from seven to eight people of the village, some other hired goons also took part in the brutal killings, said investigation officer Golam Mostafa.
We are trying to arrest the remaining suspects, the investigation officer added.
Earlier on Thursday, retired army personnel Altab Hossain Bakul’s wife Shamim Ara filed a case against unnamed individuals, following the incident on Wednesday.