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Prime accused of Comilla businessman murder held

Prime accused of Comilla businessman murder held

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Police today arrested former BCL leader Saleh Ahmed Russel and two others in the capital in connection with the murder of Comilla businessman Ahsan Habib Shumu.

Russel, ex-organising secretary of Comilla Victoria College unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League, is the prime accused, Saiful Islam, 20, an accused in the murder case while Shawkat, 22, is a suspect in the crime.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team picked up Russel and Saiful from capital's Mouchak area around 3:30pm, police said.

Shawkat was arrested in Uttara area, Sub-Inspector Firoz Ahmed of Comilla Sadar police Station told our Comilla correspondent.

A group of armed activists of BCL gunned down Shumu, nephew of Comilla lawmaker AKM Bahauddin on May 29.   

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