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4 arrested over journalist Shimul murder

4 February 2017, 4:08:32

Staff Correspondent: Police in separate drive in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj district, have arrested AKM Nasir, among four in connection with the killing of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul of Samakaal on Friday night.

Among the arrestees, Nasir is an Awami League activist and son of Lafa Mia of the Shahjadpur upazila.

Additional police super of Shahajadpur police station Abul Hasnat confirmed the matter.

On Friday, Abdul Hakim Shimul, Shahjadpur Upazila correspondent of vernacular daily the Dainik Samakal, who injured with bullet during a clash between two associate bodies of Awami League in Shahjadpur on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries around 1 pm while being taken to Dhaka from Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College, Bogra for better treatment.

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