Ansar member killed in Rajshahi, one arrested | The Daily Star
11:46 AM, April 11, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:51 AM, April 11, 2021

Ansar member killed in Rajshahi, one arrested

An Ansar member was stabbed to death in Hetam Khan Bidyut Bhaban in Rajshahi last night.

Deceased Mizanur Rahman, hailing from Hetem Khan Sabjipara of Rajshahi, worked at Ansar Headquarters at Sakhipur in Tangail. He was also a junior handball coach of Ansar-VDP Academy.

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Rajshahi police have detained one person in connection with the incident, our Rajshahi University correspondent reports.

Madhab Sarker was arrested from Puthia Bazar in Rajshahi around 11:30pm last night, said Golam Ruhul Kuddus, additional deputy commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP).

Police are now interrogating Madhab and a murder case will be filed with Boalia Model Police Station, the official added.

Boalia Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge Nibaran Chandra Barman said Mizanur came home to enjoy vacation. While he was sitting with friends last night, he locked into an altercation with one of his friends -- Madhab -- over turning off the light of a mobile phone.

At one stage of altercation, Madhab stabbed Mizanur indiscriminately, leaving him injured, according to witnesses, said police.

Critically injured Mizanur was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the OC added.

Quoting doctors, Assistant Sub-inspector Ruhul Amin, in-charge of the hospital police box said, the victim was stabbed in the left side of his chest, which caused excessive bleeding.

The body was sent to the morgue for autopsy, he added.


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