Lightning kills 2 in Joypurhat
Three people, including two siblings, were arrested yesterday in connection with a case for killing an Imam of a mosque in Sarail upazila on July 20.
The arrestees are Abdullah Mia, 40, and Shahed Mia, 50, and his son Junaid Mia, 20.
Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested the three, raiding Tejgaon and Khilgaon areas of the capital, Special Superintendent of Police Mukta Dhar said at a press conference at the CID Headquarters yesterday.
According to the case statement, there had been a longstanding feud between slain Abdur Rahim and his two younger brothers Abdullah and Shahed over a piece of disputed land at Dhamaura village.
On July 20, Shahed and Abdullah locked into an altercation with Rahim, and then hit Rahim with a spear.
Neighbours took injured Rahim to Kuliarchar Upazila Health Complex in nearby Kishoreganj, where the doctors declared him dead.