Police arrested nine people in connection with the sensational murder of Chhatra League activist Tafsir Ahmed Mona, 24, in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna.
Three firearms and a huge cache of equipment used to make arms have been recovered from their possession.
Pabna Superintendent of Police Md Akbar Ali Munshi revealed the information at a press conference at his office on Monday morning.
The arrestees are Manik Hossain, 36, son of Yunus Ali; Rajib Pramanik, 30, son of Aziz Pramanik; Fosiul Alam Anik, 27, son of Muhidul Haque; Chamon Rahman, 38, son of Atiar Rahman; Shahin Sardar, 28, son of Aktar Sardar; Ariful Islam, 32, son of Johurul Islam; Amjad Hossain Abuj, 37, son of Shahjahan Ali; Monirul Islam, 34 and Mahfujur Rahman Kala, 35.
To mention, on June 17, a group of three unidentified criminals attacked Mona when he was at his office in Lokhmikunda market area around 10:00pm. The attackers shot him and he died on the spot.
Following the incident, Nahida Akter Lipi, mother of the deceased, filed a murder case on June 19 alleging 17 Chhatra League leaders and other 4-5 unidentified persons.Mona was a resident of Rooppur Pakar Mor and a student of Ishwardi Government College.
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