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‘Mastermind’ held in city over Banani businessman murder   


Wednesday 06 December, 2017 02:16:59 pm

‘Mastermind’ held in city over Banani businessman murder   

Dhaka, Dec 6 (UNB) – Members of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) and detectives have arrested the ‘mastermind’ behind the killing of a businessman from Gulshan in the city.

The arrestee was identified as M Helaluddin, 38, a mid-level Jatiyabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader.

Law enforcers arrested Helal from Kalachandpur area at Gulshan on Tuesday along with five pistols and nine bullets, said CTTC chief Monirul Islam at a press briefing at DMP media center here. 

During the primary interrogation, Helal said he, in association with five others, shot Siddique Hossain Munsi alias Siddique Hossain, owner of a recruiting agency, to death as per the directive of a Bangladeshi expatriate who lives in Europe.

“Four of them entered the recruiting agency and fired 25-26 bullets to complete the mission,” the CTTC chief added.

The Bangladeshi expatriate, who is also a JCD leader, is wanted in a murder case filed with Badda Police Station in the capital.  

Businessman Siddique Hossain was gunned down by a group of miscreants at Banani in the city on November 14.