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Tejgaon train fire: DB has names of attackers, will arrest them soon

Published : Thursday, 21 December, 2023 at 5:02 PM  Count : 477

Tejgaon train fire: DB has names of attackers, will arrest them soon

Tejgaon train fire: DB has names of attackers, will arrest them soon

The Detective Branch (DB) of police has the names of the accused persons involved in setting fire to ‘Mohanganj Express’ at Tejgaon in the capital on December 19 that left four people killed.

Detectives are working to bring the accused to justices soon.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)’s DB chief and Additional Commissioner of Police Harun-Or-Rashid gave the information in response to a question from journalists at his office on Minto Road in the capital on Thursday.

He said they have collected the CCTV footage and are analysing those. The details will be informed after arresting the accused, he added. 

The DB always conducts shadow investigation after any incident. Those, who set the train on fire, have been doing so since October 28 to foil the upcoming national election and to create panic among general people.

The DB chief said setting fire to the train is not a part of political activity. It is a form of terrorism. Those who set fire to the train compartment will be brought under justice, the official said.

Harun said detectives along with law enforcers are working on it and they already have some names. He expressing his hope said the accused will be will be arrested soon.

The DB chief also requested the common people to provide the names and numbers of those who want to carry out sabotage. He said they will be definitely brought them under the law.

On December 19, miscreants set fire to the Dhaka-bound passenger train at Tejgaon in the capital at around 4.55am. Four people, including a mother and her child, burnt to death due to the arson attack.


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