3 arrested for killing college student in Rupganj
Published: 05:29 PM, 31 March 2021
Dead college student Rion
Police have arrested three people, including two brothers, in a case filed over the murder of a college student named Sadiqul Islam Rion at Rupganj in Narayanganj.
Rakib and Habib were arrested from the North Brahmankhali area of the upazila on Wednesday morning. They are the son of Harun Miah, a tenant of Gias Uddin's house in the same area. Their home is in Chandpur district. Earlier, on March 26, Gias Uddin was arrested.
According to the police, on the afternoon of March 27, Rion was going to Bhulta Hospital with his sick younger sister Nusrat along with his father Zahirul Islam Kochi and mother Josna Begum. On the way, 18-19 terrorists including Gias Uddin hacked and injured them following a dispute over land. At that time they snatched the money and gold ornaments from them. At one point, the terrorists fled away when the local people came ahead after hearing the scream of the victims.
Later the locals rescued them and took them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Where Rion died that night while undergoing treatment. The victim's mother Josna Begum filed a case against 19 people at the police station.
Rupganj Police Station OC HM Jasim Uddin said three people have been arrested so far in the case. Police are conducting operations to arrest the rest.