Main accused in Mirsarai UP member murder case nabbed

Published : 18 Feb 2022 08:22 PM

RAB has arrested Belal Hossain, the main accused in the murder case of six-time former UP member Abul Kashem in Mirsarai.

RAB arrested him from Jatrabari area of the capital and handed him over to Mirsarai police station. Belal Hossain was sent to court on Friday.

The accused Belal Hossain is the current UP member of 3rd ward of Saherkhali union of the upazila.

Mirsarai Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mojibur Rahman said he was sent to court on Friday afternoon. His remand will be sought in court for further investigation. There are several more cases including robbery in Belal's name.

Incidentally, former UP member Abul Kashem was rescued from Shaherkhali canal of the upazila in a bloody condition at 10 pm on January 26 and was admitted to Chittagong Medical College (CMC) Hospital. He died on the morning of February 1 while undergoing treatment. On January 31, Abul Kashem’s wife filed a case with Mirsarai Police Station. The court arrested three of the accused in the case and another on suspicion and sent them to jail.