MP Liton killing: Former JP lawmaker Quader arrested
Detectives arrested Dr Abdul Quader Khan, former Jatiya Party lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency, from his residence at Rahmannagar Ziladarpara in Bogra district town on Tuesday over the killing of Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton.
A team of Detective Branch (DB) of Gaibandha with the help of Bogra police arrested the former lawmaker around 5:00pm on suspicion that he might have been involved in the killing of Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) lawmaker Liton, additional police super (Sadar Circle) Sanatan Chakrabarti told UNB.
He was being taken to Gaibandha, he said.
The arrest was made five days after police cordoned off his house.
Members of law enforcement agencies, including plainclothes Special Branch (SB) men, took position in front of his house-cum-clinic on Thursday.
Earlier on February 15, police arrested former lawmaker’s driver Hannan and personal assistant Rashedul Islam Mehedi from Kadamtali of Gaibandha.