Detectives arrested six people, including the prime accused, in connection with the case for killing four people in the city’s Middle Badda area in August last year, UNB reports. Identities of the arrestees could not be known immediately.
Deputy Commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Masudur Rahman said tipped off, a team of DB police conducted a drive in different areas of the city and arrested the six early Sunday. The law enforcers also recovered two pistols and four rounds of bullet from their possession. Details about the drive will be disclosed at a press briefing later, the DC added.
On August 13 around 9pm, a gang of miscreants opened fire on four people, including Mahbubur Rahman Gama, cultural affairs secretary of Dhaka (North) city unit of Swechchhasebak League, hamsuzzaman Shamsu, AL ward-6 president of Maddhya Badda area, Manik, manager of a local hospital, and Abdus Salam, 45, senior vice-president of the Badda union unit of Jubo League, while they were gossiping near the Water Tank at Adarsha Nagar in Middle Badda, leaving them severely injured.
Of them, Shamsu, Manik and Gama were rushed to United Hospital at Gulshan where the former two succumbed to their injuries soon after their admission and Gama died the following day.
Salam was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he died 3/4 days later.