B'desh: Four more detained in connection with MP Liton murder

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 4 (ANI): Four more people have been detained by the police in connection with the murder of ruling party lawmaker from Gaibandha 1 constituency Manjurul Islam Liton. They were held in several drives conducted in different areas of Sundarganj upazila from Tuesday night to early Wednesday. "They [suspects] are being interrogated. We cannot disclose the names of the detainees for the sake of investigation," the Dhaka Tribune quoted a police official, as saying. The officer added that drives are being conducted by the police to arrest the mastermind of the killing. So far, 39 suspects have been picked up by law enforcers. Liton was shot dead by unknown attackers in Gaibandha on Sunday. He was killed by four men in the Sundarganj upazila of the district. (ANI)