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Dinajpur 'Pir' murder: Main accused detained

20 Mar, 2017 13:51:42

Dinajpur Reporter:Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained the main accused in the case over the murder of a pir (religious group leader) and his female disciple at Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram early Monday, UNB reports.

The elite force led hot drive at Joymonirhat Bazar and arrested Md Shafiqul Islam Babu, 28, son of Azimuddin Shah, hailing from Doula village in Bochaganj upazila in Dinajpur, said a press release.

On March 13, pir Farhad Hossain Chowdhury, 55, son of Aminul Islam Chowdhury of Doula village, and one of his female disciples Rupali Begum, 20, daughter of Hoser Ali of Madhabpur village, were shot and slaughtered at a 'shrine' at Hatrampur in Bochaganj upazila, Dinajpur.