Youth arrested for killing man in Keraniganj

Staff Correspondent

22nd June, 2019 11:11:14 printer

After nearly six months, detective branch (DB) of police unearthed the mystery behind the killing of Zakir Hossain Rubel, 33, on Saturday.

They arrested a suspected killer from Kholamora area under Keraniganj upazila on Friday night who gave confessional statement in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the DB (Dhaka south), led by Inspector Nazmul Hassan, conducted a drive in Kholamora area at night and arrested Islam Alias Bahar, 18, son of Abdul Baten of Goraipiar village under Ulipur upazila of Kurigram, in this connection.

Bahar was taken to the DB-South office at Keraniganj and interrogated extensively. At one stage of the interrogation, the mystery behind the killing was unearthed as he was giving his confessional statement to the police.

“Bahar confessed to the police that he along with his one friend stabbed Rubel to death at his rented house in Borishur area of the South Keraniganj on December 31 last year for money to buy a pistol,” Inspector Nazmul said, adding that the other accused will also be arrested soon.