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12 January, 2017 03:33:57 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 12 January, 2017 04:52:21 PM
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MP Liton murder: Prime accused held in capital

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MP Liton murder: Prime accused held in capital
Prime accused Ashraful Islam and his cohort Jahirul Islam, photo: Courtesy

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested the prime suspect and his associate in a case filed over the murder of Gaibandha-1 lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton from Badda area in the city early Thursday.

The arrestees are prime suspect Ashraful, son of Hazi Yunus, ameer of Sundarganj upazila unit of Jamaat and his associate Jahirul Islam.

Tipped off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area and arrested the duo in the dead of night, said Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Masud, commanding officer of Rab-1.

Liton was shot at point blank range by some miscreants at his village home at Masterpara in Bamandanga union of Sundarganj Upazila on December 31, 2016.

The MP was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.unb.

 

 

 

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