PBI has arrested a youth named Belal Uddin in the murder case of journalist Burhan Uddin Muzakki in Noakhali’s Kompaniganj Upazila.
He was arrested on Sunday (March 7) at noon from Ward No. 1 of Charfakira Union in the Upazila. The arrested Belal Uddin is the son of Ibrahim of Ward No. 1 of Charfakira Union.
PBI SP Mizanur Rahman Munshi confirmed this, saying that on the afternoon of February 19, supporters of Basurhat Municipal Mayor Quader Mirza clashed with supporters of former Upazila Chairman Mizanur Rahman Badal at Chaprashirhat East Bazar. Muzakki was shot while on duty. He died the next day while undergoing treatment.
On the morning of February 23, Muzakkir’s father Nawab Ali Master filed a murder case against the unidentified accused at the Companiganj police station. The case was handed over to the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) for further investigation.