SYLHET: A businessman Shahib Uddin of Beanibazar upazilla of the district was murdered to misappropriate one and half crore taka.
Shahib Uddin hailed from Itauri village under Barlekha upazila. He was a permanent resident of Supatola village under Beanibazar municipality.
Shahib Uddin gave Tk 1.5 crore to Jakir Hossen and others for migration to America with all his family members. But, they dilly-dallied about the process, saying house was rented, process was going on, etc, quoting Md Shahjalal Munshi, Officer-in-Charge of Beanibazar Police Station.
Jakir Hossen, son of Shamsuddin, is from Akhalia area located on the outskirts of Sylhet city.
On Thursday evening (April 26), Shahib Uddin was summoned.
On Friday morning (April 27), Shahib Uddin’s throat slashed body was recovered from Gastola area on Sylhet-Beanibazar road.
Shahib was murdered somewhere else and then his body was dumped in Gastola, OC assumes.
On Saturday morning (April 28), Jakir Hossen was detained from Bairagi Bazar area under Beanibazar upazila.
The private, which transported the body, was also seized during detention with marks of blood on it, OC said.
However, other people are involved in the murder. Their names were released for the sake of investigation and arrest, OC added.
BDST: 1535 HRS, APR 28, 2018