Youth held over killing Sirajganj councillor23 January 2021
Police arrested a young man in a case filed over killing of a newly-elected councillor in Sirajganj municipal election.
Accused Zahidul Islam was arrested from Jatrabari in the capital on Thursday night.
A knife used to kill councillor Tariqul Islam Khan was also recovered from his possession.
Hasibul Alam, Superintendent of Sirajganj Police, informed this in a press conference held at his ofice on Friday.
On January 16, BNP-backed candidate Tariqul Islam Khan, who was elected unofficially councillor of ward 6 in Sirajganj municipal election, was stabbed to death by his rivals when he brought out a victory procession.