AL leader’s son arrested over schoolgirl Nila’s murder in Savar: Police
Police said they arrested the son of an Awami League leader in Savar today in connection with a case filed over the murder of schoolgirl Nila Roy last year.
The arrestee, Sakib Hasan (20), is the son of Savar Municipality Awami League Joint Secretary Shirajul Islam Shiru, police said.
Local sources said he is locally known as a leader of the "Shakil and Sakib gang".
During interrogation of prime accused Mizan, police came to know of Sakib's involvement in the incident but could not arrest him as he went into hiding, said Nirmol Kumar Das, the investigation officer of the case.
Acting on a tip-off, Sakib was arrested from his father's house in Moddhopara area around 3:00am, Nirmol said.
He was sent to the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court in Dhaka with an appeal for a five-day remand, the inspector added.
With Sakib's arrest, five people have been arrested in the case so far, reports our Savar correspondent.
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