Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested four people including prime accused in a case filed over killing of a school boy in Tongi of Gazipur.
The arrestees were identified as Mridul Hassan Pappu Khan, 16, son of Md Mohiuddin, Sabbir Ahmmed, 16, son of Md Habibur Rahman, Rabbu Hossain Riad, 16, son of Md Nurul Islam Khokon, and Nur Mohammad Rani, 16, son of Altaf Uddin.Confirming the news, Assistant Superintendent of Police Md Salah Uddin, also acting company commander of Rab-1 said the prime accused, Pappu, was held from Pagar area of Tongi on Thursday evening.
Later, based on information from him, three of his associates were arrested from different places in the district, the Rab official added.
Shuvo Ahmed, 15, son of Raju Mia of Fakir Market area in Tongi, was hacked to death by some unidentified men in Gazipur city on July 8.
Shuvo was a ninth-grade student at Future Mac School in Tongi’s BSCIC area. On Sunday, he left the house around 9pm to get a haircut, but never returned. Later, it was revealed that Pappu and his accomplices hacked him to death.
Later, Shuvo’s father Raju filed a murder case with Tongi East police station accusing Pappu, and at least five other unnamed suspects.