Dinajpur

Police detained a Pir over Dinajpur Pir murder

MNA National Desk: Police have detained a Pir, from Kurigram’s Bhurungamari Upazila in connection with the murder of another Pir in Bochaganj of Dinajpur.

The arrestee Eshaq Ali, 57, was picked up from his house at Dakkhin Pathordubi of the upazila around 3am Wednesday.

Earlier on Monday evening, the religious group leader Farhad Hossain Chowdhury, 55, son of Aminul Islam Chowdhury of Doula village, and one of his female disciples Rupali Begum, 20, daughter of Hoser Ali of Madhabpur village, were shot to death and slaughtered by miscreants at a ‘shrine’.

Farhad Hossain’s relatives said he was involved with the local BNP, but left politics after losing an election seven years ago.

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