Tipu-Prity murder: 4 including mastermind arrested

Staff Reporter Published: 2 April 2022, 09:02 AM
Tipu-Prity murder: 4 including mastermind arrested

Rapid Action Battalion has arrested four people including the mastermind over the murders of Awami League leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afran Prity.

The elite force didn’t disclose the names of the arrestees. 

They were arrested from different parts of the capital on Friday night. 

Confirming the matter to Jago News, RAB’s Legal and Media Wing Director Commander Khandaker Al Moyeen, said further details regarding them will be disclosed at a press conference at DMP Media Centre on Saturday noon. 

Earlier on March 27, Dhaka Metropolitan DB Police arrested shooter Md Masum alias Akash in the incident. Police said Masum shot Tipu and Prity dead in broad daylight. 

Tipu, who was on his microbus destined for his Khilgaon home, was shot dead by a masked assailant in the capital’s Shahjahanpur area on night of March 24.

A rickshaw passenger Prity was also got shot and died on the spot.

Tipu’s driver Monir Hosen Munna got shot on his hand in the incident.

Later, Tipu’s wife Farhana Islam Dolly filed the case with Shahjahanpur Police station.