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4 arrested over Sirajganj double murder

  • Published at 10:04 pm June 29th, 2019
Double murder-Sirajganj-Dhaka Tribune
Police detain four people in connection with the killing of retired army personnel and his elderly mother in Sirajganj Dhaka Tribune

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.