A gun, magazine, five rounds of bullets, and sharp weapons were seized from the arrestees, said police.

According to police, Selim and Najma planned to kill Abdul Kader alias Lovely, over a long running internal feud between them over creating dominance amid the transgender community.

On Saturday, around 8:30 am the four alleged killer stopped Lovely on a bridge at Halsha village and shot two bullets at her. After missing the aim they attacked her with sharp weapons and fled, said witnesses.

Later locals rescued Lovely and took her to Jashore General hospital, where the physician announced her dead.

Immediately after the incident DB police conducted a drive at different places in the upazila and arrested the four on Saturday night.

On Sunday, Lovely’s sister and a sub-inspector of DB police Mofizul Islam filed two separate cases over the incident at Kotwali police station.