Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested the prime accused in a case filed in connection with the killing of a businessman from Laxmipur district.
The arrestee was identified as Zakir Hossain, 36, a muazzin of mosque in Narsingdi’s Monohordi upazila.
On October 3, Ramiz Uddin, 65 of Monohardi upazila in Narsingdi district was found dead near Katabaria Daukia mosque in Kishoreganj.
A case was filed with Kishoreganj Model Police Station.
Tipped off, a team of Rab conducted a drive in the area and held Zakir Hossain from a mosque in Laxmipur.
After primary interrogation, Rab came to know that, Zakir killed Ramijuddin in a bid to grab his money as Ramijuddin, a cattle trader, said a press release of Rab.
After the alleged murder Zakir went into hiding.