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Youth arrested for killing bKash agent in Rajbari

Published : Friday, 23 February, 2024 at 4:01 PM  Count : 348

Youth arrested for killing bKash agent in Rajbari

Youth arrested for killing bKash agent in Rajbari

Police on Friday morning arrested a 20-year-old youth in a case filed for killing a bKash agent in Rupsa Bazar at Kalukhali upazila of Rajbari on Wednesday.

The arrested is Md Torikul Sheikh, 20, a resident of Rupsa Bazar area of the upazila.
The bKash agent Sharif Khan, 39, was hacked to death with a machete on Wednesday night.

In the incident, Sharif's wife filed a case with Kalukhali Police Station against unidentified persons on Thursday.

Rajbari Police Superintendent GM Abul Kalam Azad confirmed it.

According to police, Sharif was found dead in front of Jadur Salon in the Rupsa Switch Gate Bazar area of Kalukhali upazila on Wednesday night. Police recovered his body and sent it to the Rajbari Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy, UNB reported.

After the case was filed, Kalukhali Police Station started a thorough investigation and arrested Torikul Sheikh, who was involved in the murder, said police.

During the primary interrogation, Torikul confessed to the murder. He said that he and Sharif used to do business in the same market. Torikul was addicted to online gambling and had lost a lot of money. He planned to kill Sharif, a bKash agent, and take away the money.

To kill Sharif, Torikul collected a machete from his cousin's house. When Sharif came to the mosque in Rupsa Bazar with his son after eating dinner at home, Torikul called him out.

According to the plan, the accused, Torikul, hacked him to death with a machete in front of Jadur's shop in the Rupsa Switch Gate area, said police.


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