Police on Monday sought 5-day in remand for interrogating three arrested Rohingyas who allegedly were directly involved in killing Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah in Ukhia camp in Cox’s Bazar.
Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate court has received the appeal for remand and accepted it for hearing.
The three arrestees for whom remand was sought are, Md Rashid Prakash Murshid Amin, from block-D8 of Kutupalong camp-1, Mohammad Anas and Nur Mohammad from block-B of the same camp.
So far nine Rohingya men have been arrested in this case.
Of them two have already gave confessional statements of involvement in the murder before court.
A senior officer of district police said on Saturday Armed Police Battalion arrested Azizul Haque, Md Rashid, Anas, Nur Mohammad from a Rohingya camp who were part of the killing squad.
Aziz already gave his confessional statement to Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate court on Saturday afternoon and police had sought remand for the three others, he said.
Earlier, five more Rohingyas- Md Elias, Mohammad Selim,33, Abdus Salam,32, and Jiaur Rahman,32, andS hawkat Ullah,23, were arrested for being involved in this murder.
Of them Elias confessed to his involvement on October 10 to the court.
Commander of APBn-14 SP Naimul Haque said, in primary interrogation Aziz spoke of a total of 19 Rohingya miscreants being involved in the murder plan and of them five were killing squad members including him.
Following the information extracted from Aziz APBn has arrested the three others, said SP Naimul.
On September 29, Murshid called Mohib to the ARSPH office to discuss Rohingya repatriation and informed other members of the squad, said SP Naimul quoting Azizul.
They fired four shots at Mohib Ullah, he said adding that they fled the scene by a lane behind Mohib Ullah’s house.
Unknown assailants gunned down Mohib on September 29.
On August 25, 2019, Mohib Ullah came into the limelight as a leader after holding an assembly of around five lakh Rohingyas.