'On the way back from Rifat’s house, about 10-12 miscreants attacked Prince, and Saddam stabbed him following Rafi’s instruction'
Alauddin Rafi, 27, the prime accused of the murder of Bangladesh Chhatra League activist Prince Mahmud Nahid was arrested with his two associates by the Rapid Action Battalion late Thursday night.
RAB-1 also arrested Rafi’s two associates Saddam Hossain, 19 and Ahadul Islam Roni, 20.
In a press conference on Friday, RAB-1 Assistant Director Kamal Uddin said: “On March 1, Prince noticed Rifat, one of his acquaintances, involved in a fight over a cricket match on the way to his father-in-law’s home in Tongi. In the evening, Prince went to Rifat’s house to meet him.
“On the way back from Rifat’s house, about 10-12 miscreants attacked Prince, and Saddam stabbed him following Rafi’s instruction.”
Prince was taken to a hospital where he died. Rafi’s father Zahirul Islam filed a murder case with East Tongi Police Station charging Rafi as the prime accused.
Rafi and Saddam were arrested from Nikunja in Dhaka and Roni was arrested from Tongi.