UP chairman among three held for murder in Mymensingh
Police have arrested three people including a UP chairman in Haluaghat upazila of Mymensingh district for allegedly killing an elderly man.
The arrested persons are Swadeshi Union Parishad chairman Jihad Siddiqi Irad, Sohel Mia, 25, and Shahjahan Mia, 26.
The UP chairman is an accused in seven cases over attack on police, drugs and murder.
Local sources said one Abdul Kader Mandal, 65, was killed on Wednesday afternoon over lifting sand from Kangsha river at Gazipur village by dredgers.
Haluaghat Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Mohammad Mahmudul Hasan said the UP chairman and two others were arrested within hours after the killing from Sadur Bazar.
A murder case has been filed with the police station in this connection.