Published:  03:43 AM, 07 December 2017

'Mastermind' of Banani businessman killing held

Members of Counter Terrorism and Transna-tional Crime (CTTC) and detectives have arrested the 'mastermind' behind the killing of a businessman from Gulshan in the capital. The arrestee was identified as M Helaluddin, 38, a mid-level Jatiyabadi Chhatra Dal leader.

Helal has been arrested 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.

During the preliminary 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.Businessman Siddique Hossain was shot dead by a group of miscreants at Banani in the city on November 14.    

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