Update October 8, 2015

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One held over Paribagh petrol bomb attack

Sumel Sarker

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One held over Paribagh petrol bomb attack

8 October 2015, Nirapad News: Police arrested an accused in a case filed for the bomb attack on a bus near Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in the city’s Paribagh area during hartal enforced by BNP-led alliance on January 3 in 2104.

The arrestee was identified as Robiul Islam Nayan.

Tipped off, a team of Ramna thana police launched a drive in a room of ‘Hotel Boikali’ in Moghbazar around 12:30pm, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Montasirul Islam said.

Sensing the presence of law enforces, Robiul tried to open fire on the police team forcing the law enforcers to fire back that left Robiul injured.

The police team also recovered a pistol and five rounds of bullet from the spot.

He was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) under police custody, the police officer said.

Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb on a bus near Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Paribagh around 7am on January 3 in 2014 while it was heading towards Farmgate, leaving three persons, including a woman passenger, injured.

On January 9, two victims died at the intensive care unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

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