He might have had a vital clue to the mystery over secret killings that have been roiling the country for the last couple of years.
Fleeing after hacking a Hindu college teacher in Madaripur, he was caught by locals and handed over to police. It was the second time that such an assailant was captured.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges the law enforcers are getting people killed in the name of crossfire in an attempt to hide the fact that government is linked with secret killings.
Police yesterday filed an attempted murder case against six named and several unnamed accused in connection with Wednesday's