Police today claimed to have detained a former activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir for his alleged link with the murder of the wife of Superintendent of Police Babul Akter in Chittagong.
Abu Nasr Bunnu, aged about 40, was detained from Farhadabad area in Hathazari upazila in the morning, our Chittagong correspondent reports quoting Devdas Bhattacharya, additional commissioner (crime and operation) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police.
Akter’s wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu was stabbed and shot dead by bike-riding assailants in the port city of Chittagong on Sunday.
Nasr, who works at a majar in the upazila, is a charge-sheeted accused of a murder case, the police official said at a press briefing at CMP headquarters.
Police will produce Nasr before a court seeking remand for him in the day.
On Sunday, three attackers first hacked and then shot Mitu, 30, to death before her six-year-old son at GEC intersection in the port city.
On the following day, SP Babul filed a case against three anonymous people with Panchlaish Police Station in Chittagong.