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.