Three placed on remand over Mohib Ullah murder

Mohib Ullah, a Rohingya Muslim leader from the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, speaks on a phone at his residence in Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 21 April 2018

A court in Cox's Bazar granted police a two-day remand to interrogate three Rohingyas in a case filed over killing Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah. Cox's Bazar senior judicial magistrate Md Helal Uddin passed the order on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The three arrestees are Md Rashid alias Murshid Amin, a resident of Block-D8 of Kutupalong Camp-1, Mohammad Anas and Nur Mohammad, residents of Block-B of the same camp.

Police have arrested nine accused so far in this case. Of them, two have already given confessional statements over the killing of top Rohingya leader.

A senior officer of the district police on Saturday said the Armed Police Battalion arrested Azizul Haque, Md Rashid, Anas, Nur Mohammad from a Rohingya camp.

A group of miscreants gunned down Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah on 29 September. Police filed a case over Mohib Ullah murder on 30 September following a complaint of his brother Habib Ullah.