Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested the alleged mastermind behind the attempt on the life of Madaripur college teacher Ripon Chakrawarty from city’s Demra area on Thursday night,UNB reports.
Tipped off, a team of CTTC conducted a drive in the area and arrested Khaled Saifullah in the night, said Deputy Commissioner (Media) of DMP Masudur Rahman. Ripon Chakrawarty, a mathematics lecturer of Madaripur Government Naziumuddin College, was chopped by some assailants at his residence in the district town on June 15.
A group of three miscreants knocked on the door of Ripon’s residence at College Road behind the college. As soon as the college teacher opened the door, the attackers started chopping him. Locals caught Fahim while fleeing after the attack and handed him over to police.
Following the incident, SI Auyb Ali of Sadar Police Station filed a case accusing Golam Faizullah Fahim, Jahim, Mejbah, Raihan, Polash and Salim on June 17. Later a court placed Fahim, on a 10-day remand in connection with the murder attempt.
On June 19, Golam Faizullah alias Fahim was killed in a reported gunfight between his associates and police at Miarchar in Sadar upazila.