Main accused held over Mitu murder

11 June,2016

RTNN News Desk: Chittagong Metropolitan Police have claimed to have arrested one of the three suspected killers of the Mitu murder.

Police arrested Md Shahjaman alias Robin, 28, son of Md Shahjahan of Lakshmipur, from Sitaljharna area under Baizid police station of the port city on Saturday morning.

CMP Commissioner Ekbal Bahar said: “We suspect that Shahjaman could be one of the three killers participated in the killing mission. We assume he is that person who was seen crossing road by talking over his mobile phone in the CCTV footage. We are questioning him as the footage is not clear enough.”

The CMP commissioner made the statement in a press conference held in its headquarters in the afternoon.

Suspicious presence of Shahjaman in Baizid area drew their attention and police have been trying to unearth whether he has militant link, he also said.

The commissioner continued that Shahjaman would be produced before court on Sunday.

Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of SP Babul Akter, was stabbed and shot to death by three unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants in front of her son Akter Mahmud Maheer in Chittagong city’s GEC area near her home on June 5.

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