JASHORE: Three people were arrested in a case filed over the murder of a Jubo Dal leader from Jashore town Thursday.
The detainees were Al Amin, Raihan, 24, and Icha Mir, 21, of the town.
Police arrested Raihan, prime accused in the case, and Icha Mir from the town in the morning, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Prolay Kumar at a press conference.
During primary interrogation, the arrestees confessed that there had been a dispute between local BNP leader Shamim Ahmed Manua and deceased Jubo Dal leader Badiuzzaman Dhani over establishing dominance. Dhani was also made an accused in the murder case of Manua’s son-in-law Yasin following the dispute.
Later, Manua’s nephew Raihan killed Dhani following the instruction of Manua, said SP Prolay.
On Tuesday noon, Dhani, 42, senior vice president of Jashore District Jubo Dal, was hacked to death allegedly by some miscreants in Jashore town.
Some miscreants hacked Dhani indiscriminately at Chopdar Para in Shankarpur around 12pm and fled the scene, leaving him seriously injured, said Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kotwali police station.