Rapid Action Battalion detained three people for their alleged involvement in killing Japanese national Hoshi Kunio from Chapainawabganj sadar early today.
Rab-5 members picked up Rajib Hossain alias Meril Sumon, 25, from Sathnail area around 1:20am while he was passing through a road there, our Chapainawabganj correspondent reports quoting Mahabub Alam, commanding officer of the Rab team.
Based on information given by Rajib, the Rab team conducted a drive at Bidirpur of sadar upazila and detained Noushad Hossain alias Rubel alias Kala Rubel, 27, and Kajol Chandra Barman alias Bharasa Kajol, 25, around 3:00am, the Rab official said.
A foreign made pistol, a revolver, two rounds of bullets and some sharp weapons were recovered from their possessions, Mahabub Alam informed.
Mahabub also claimed that the trio, hailing from Rangpur, went into hiding after killing Hoshi Kunio on October 3.