Police arrests 4 more persons in connection with the murders of Tipu and Prity

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Published: 7/31/2022 6:36:46 AM

Detective Branch of police has arrested four more persons in connection with the murders of Awami League leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afran Jamal Prity.

Titu, Robin, Sohel alias Ghatak Sohel and Khairul Islam were arrested from different areas in Dhaka yesterday (July 30, 2022), said a DB official.

Their names came up during the interrogation of other accused arrested earlier, he said.

With them, at least 18 persons have been arrested in the double murder case so far.

On March 24 this year, Tipu (55), former general secretary of Motijheel AL, was returning home in his microbus from his restaurant in Motijheel AGB Colony area. The vehicle was at a traffic light in Shahjahanpur when attackers arrived at the scene on a motorcycle and opened fire.

College student Prity (22), who happened to be in a rickshaw next to the vehicle, also got shot. The two were declared dead after being taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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