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1 more held over journalist Shimul murder

4 March 2017, 4:28:26

Sirajganj Correspondent:Police detained another man in connection with the killing of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul at Chuniakhalipara of Shahzadpur upazila in Sirajganj early Saturday, raising the total number of arrestees in the case to 13.

Tipped-off, a police team led a drive in the area and held Tufan at the dead of night, said Monirul Islam, inspector of Shahzadpur police station and also investigation officer of the murder case.

Abdul Hakim Shimul, Shahzadpur upazila correspondent of vernacular daily the Dainik Samakal, suffered bullet wounds during a clash between two associate bodies of Awami League in Shahzadpur on February 2. He later died on the way to Dhaka on February 3.

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