KHULNA: Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Jhenaidah camp on Sunday arrested 22 people, including the alleged prime accused of the sensational Sayeed murder case, from the Magura bus terminal area on Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB, Jhenaidah camp, conducted drives at different places of Sadar Upazilas of Magura and Jhenaidah districts and arrested prime accused Hanif Mondal along with his accomplices from Magura bus terminal area on Sunday, said a press release.
The arrestees primarily confessed to RAB that they were involved in the murder of Sayeed.
Supporters of UP Member Kafil equipped with lethal weapons attacked the followers of another UP Member Mannan over establishing supremacy at Umedpur union under Shailkupa Upazila in Jhenaidah on November 16, 2022, leaving Sayeed Hossain seriously injured.
He was rushed to a local health complex where the duty doctor declared him dead, said the press release.
Rafiz Biswas, brother of the deceased, filed a case with Shailkupa Police Station on November 17, 2022.
All of the arrestees were handed over to Shailkupa Police Station.