4 arrested for fish van hijack | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 15, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 15, 2012

4 arrested for fish van hijack

Four people were arrested on Friday night in the district's Sreenagar upazila for alleged involvement in hijacking a fish-laden van and killing an employee of a fish-trading agency early Thursday at the capital's Mohakhali.
The four are Badal, 30, of Barisal, Badsha, 30, of Jhalakathi, Kamal Hossain, 40, of Munshiganj, and Manik Miah, 22, of Kushtia. While making the arrests, police recovered a motorcycle and Tk 50,000 from their possession.
Sheikh Waziar Rahman, officer-in-charge of Hasara highway police outpost, said the arrestees had admitted their involvement in the hijack and the murder.
They were arrested when they went to a depot at Hasara to collect the payment for the fish they had sold.
The hijack took place when the truck was on its way to Abdullahpur from the capital's Karwan Bazar with fish worth Tk 3 lakh.
Yusuf, the driver, and Hafiz, an employee of Dui Bandhu Fish Enterprise, were thrown off the van. Later, Hafiz died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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