The prime accused in the murder of ruling party lawmaker from Gaibandha 1 constituency Manjurul Islam Liton has been arrested from Dhaka’s Badda area.
RAB arrested Ashraful Islam, son of Sundarganj upazila unit Jamaat chief Hazi Yunus, and his associate Jahirul Islam on Wednesday night, legal and media wing Director of the elite force Mufti Mahmud Khan confirmed to MTnews24.com.
Gaibandha-1 Constituency lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton was shot at his own residence of the district's Sundarganj Upazila on December 31, 2016. Later, he succumbed at Rangpur Medical College and Hospital on the day.
Liton's sister Tahmida Bulbul filed a case against 4/5 unknown assailants with Sundarganj Police Station in this connection.
Earlier, several more suspects were also held in the case.