Printed on Wed Aug 10 2022 5:57:53 PM

AL Leader Tipu Murder: Shooter Arrested

Staff Correspondent
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Detectives have arrested a shooter over the murders of former General Secretary of Motijheel Thana Awami League Jahidul Islam Tipu and Badrunnesa Government Mahila college student Samia Afran Prity.

In this connection, DB Additional Police Commissioner AKM Hafiz Akter said a press briefing will be held at the DMP center in this regard today afternoon.

Earlier on Thursday night at around 10:15 pm, miscreants wearing helmets opened fire on Tipu's car in front of Shahjahanpur Islami Bank.

A rickshaw passenger Prity was also got shot and died on the spot.

Tipu’s driver Monir Hosen Munna got shot on his hand in the incident.

Later on Friday, Tipu's wife Farhana Islam Dolly, a councilor of wards 11, 12, and 13 of Dhaka South City Corporation filed a case with the Shajahanpur police station. Case No. 18 (3) 22. He did not name anyone in the complaint. Anonymous accused as accused.

In the statement of the case, Tipu's wife alleged that the unidentified miscreants attacked him as soon as he reached in front of the BATA shop at 202 North Shahjahanpur Manama Bhaban under Shahjahanpur Police Station around 10:15 pm on Thursday. They shot my husband Jahidul Islam Tipu using a firearm with the intention of killing him.

Jahidul Islam Tipu is the former general secretary of Motijheel Thana Awami League, Dhaka Metropolitan South Awami League office secretary Riaz Uddin said, and Preeti is a student of Badrunnesa Government Women's College in the capital.

It is learned that Tipu was in the car at the time of the incident. His driver Monir Hossain Munna (26) was injured in the shooting. Besides, student Preeti was in the rickshaw. She was shot there.

The three were rescued at around 11:15 pm and taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared them dead. Injured Munna is undergoing treatment there.
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