Police arrested the prime accused in the murder case of sixteen-year-old Sahed Ahmed, who was killed in an attack allegedly carried out by some teenagers of a rival gang at Housing Estate area of Sylhet city in February.
The arrestee is Limon Ahmed, 19, son of Taj Uddin, a resident of Rajargoli area in the city.
Sahed was a ninth grader in British Bangladesh International School and son of Abdul Khalique, a resident of the city’s Chowkidekhi.
SM Sahadat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station in Sylhet, said the prime accused was arrested from Bagbari area early yesterday and he will be sent to jail after being produced before a Sylhet court.
On February 24, Sahed was going towards Housing Estate road around 7:30pm with a friend, when a group of teenagers attacked the two with sharp weapons.
He was taken to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital with serious stab injuries, where doctors declared him dead. His friend was also injured.
The next day, Sahed’s brother Jahed Saifullah filed a case with the police station accusing 18 named and five unnamed persons. So far police have arrested eight accused of the case including Limon.