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Youth held over killing of newly-elected Sirajganj councillor

Published : Friday, 22 January, 2021 at 2:15 PM  Count : 280

Youth held over killing of newly-elected Sirajganj councillor

Youth held over killing of newly-elected Sirajganj councillor

Police have arrested a young man in a case filed over killing of  a newly-elected councillor in Sirajganj municipal election.

Accused Zahidul Islam was arrested from Jatrabari in the capital on Thursday night.

A knife used to kill councillor Tariqul Islam Khan was also recovered from his possession.

Hasibul Alam, Superintendent of Sirajganj Police, informed this in a press conference held at his ofice on Friday.

On January 16, BNP-backed candidate Tariqul Islam Khan, who was elected unofficially councillor of ward 6 in Sirajganj municipal election, was stabbed to death by his rivals when he brought out a victory procession.

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