Arrest of Jhenaidah betel leaf farmer’s killers demanded

Hundreds of locals demonstrated in front of a union parishad demanding immediate arrest of betel leaf farmer Milon Hossain when the local police men failed to nab the lone killer Jewel.

Locals said they stayed in front of the union parishad in the noon of Wednesday when the killer Jewel, son of Motaleb Fakir of Balarampaur village under Islamic University police station had charged knife in the afternoon of Sunday.

Milon Hossain received the injury when he was leaving the mosque at Bhabanipur Bazer in the upazila after his Asr prayer. Later his father Ishaque Ali filed a case against Jewel and his associates with Harinakundu police station in the same night.

But police yet could not arrest the killers which created spark among the locals, they said.