Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has arrested Mahiuddin Shakil, another accused in Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case.
Shakil was arrested from Ukilpara area in Feni town on Thursday afternoon.
Investigation Officer of the murder case and PBI Additional SP Md. Moniruzzaman confirmed the information.
Shakil is the son of Ruhul Amin of Char Chandia village under Sonagazi upazila. He is the classmate of victim Nusrat Jahan Rafi. Shakil guarded main gate of the madrasa when Nusrat was set afire. Shakil’s name came in front when accused Shahadat Hossain Shamim and Nur Uddin delivered confessional statement before the court.
On April 6 morning when Nusrat went to take part in Alim examination she was taken to rooftop of the madrasa on tricks. The criminals poured kerosene on her body and set fire on her. After fighting for her life for five days burned Nusrat succumbed to her injuries on April 10. She was laid to eternal rest on the following day. In this connection Nusrat’s brother Mahmudul Hasan Noman on April 8 filed a case with Sonagazi model police station accusing eight persons by name including the madrasa principal Siraj-ud-Dowla and other 4-5 persons. Police and PBI have arrested 22 persons so far including the accused eight mentioned in the first information report. Of them eight accused have delivered confessional statement.