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Four arrested over killing of freedom fighter in Barisal

  • Published at 03:19 pm July 31st, 2021

On Thursday, rival parties hacked Delwar Hossain, a heroic freedom fighter, to death over a land dispute

Police arrested four people in connection with the killing of a freedom fighter in Wazirpur upazila of Barisal.

The first suspect was arrested on Thursday and three others were arrested on Friday, confirmed Wazirpur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ali Arshad.

He said that the family of the deceased has filed a case with the police station. 

However, before the case was filed, a preliminary investigation confirmed that the arrestees were involved in the murder, he added.

The arrestees were identified as Aklima, Saiful Islam, Akhtar, and Sabuj.

Meanwhile, freedom fighter Delwar Hossain was laid to rest at his family graveyard at Janipar of Atipara Moinul Fazil Madrasa in Bamrail Union of the upazila at 5:30pm on Friday. 

Police gave the deceased freedom fighter the guard of honour on behalf of the administration.

His family members could not attend the funeral as they were all seriously injured in the same attack that killed Delwar Hossain on Thursday morning. 

The attack was reportedly led by rival parties over an ongoing land dispute.