Another youth arrested
Another youth was arrested yesterday in connection with the Wednesday’s gruesome double murder of a couple at Kalachandpur in capital’s Gulshan.
Identified as Nazmul Islam Babu, 23, of Joarsahara under Badda, he is a friend of prime suspect Rubel.
Officer-in-Charge of Gulshan police station said the double murder case was shifted to DB from the police on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Rubel, his friend Mithun and Rubel’s brother-in-law Bappi, who had been with Rubel during the killings, were produced before a Dhaka Court yesterday with a prayer of ten-day remand. But the court granted two-day remand for each.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Nazrul Islam of Detective Branch of Police said, “Rubel deposited the firearm to Babu asking him to handover it to the owner and he did accordingly.”
He added, “Now we are trying to arrest the owner.”
Rubel collected the firearms used in the killing from one of his relatives, he said.
Rubel shot dead Sadequr Rahman, 55, general secretary of Bangladesh Nursery Owners’ Association, and his wife Romana Nargis, 45, as they refused to give their school age daughter Iti’s hand in marriage to him.