3 awarded for assisting in arrest of Risha’s ‘killer’

06 Sep 2016, 22:47

NTV Online
Risha's killer Obaidul. File photo: NTV

Nilphamari: Police on Tuesday awarded three people who helped law enforcers arrest Obaidul Khan, the alleged killer of Willes Little Flower School and College student Suraiya Akhter Risha.

Domar union parishad member Shahjahan Ali, meat seller Dulal Hossain of Sonaray Bazar, and auto-rickshaw driver Ismail Hossain were given Tk 10,000 and a crest each, reports UNB.

District Superintendent of Police Jakir Hossain Khan handed over the awards to them at Domar Police Station.

Shahjahan, Dulal, and Ismail detained Obaidul while he was taking breakfast at a restaurant of Sonaray Bazar in Domar upazila on 31 August after they recognised him seeing his photograph on newspapers.

Later, he was handed over to Rapid Action Battalion.

Risha, 14, daughter of Ramzan Ali of Bangshal in old Dhaka, was stabbed by stalker Obaidul in front of her educational institution at Kakrail in the capital on 24 August. She died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital later.