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'Killer' of councillor’s son arrested

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  • 25 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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'Killer' of councillor’s son arrested

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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police on Monday arrested the alleged murderer of Cox’s Bazar Municipality councillor’s son from Savar in Dhaka.

The arrestee is Abu Taher, 36, son of Abul Kalam.

A team of the Lawful Interception Cell (LIC) of CID held him in a drive, said Mukta Dhor, special superintendent of police of the unit, at the CID headquarters in the capital on Tuesday.

The victim was Zuboraj Shahjahan Sajen, 22, son of Nur Mohammad, councillor of Ward No 11 at the municipality.

Mukta Dhor said Taher and Sajen had conflicts over drug dealings.

During preliminary interrogation, the arrestee confessed to killing Sajen, said the officer, adding that Taher with the help of his accomplices killed him at the playground of Buddha Bihar in the district on August 16.