Batadrava, April 28: Prime accused in the Atikur Rahman murder case was apprehended from Mairabari in an operation conducted by the Mairabari Police on Friday night.
The prime accused, Monirud Jaman alias Moniruddin, is a resident of Durabandi under Morigaon district. Reportedly, the operation was conducted by a police team led by Bhupen Kalita, Officer-in-charge of Mairabari Police Station.
Atikur Rahman, a businessman from Arunachal Pradesh, had visited Mairabari for business purpose on December 30 and had gone missing since then. Later, on January 3 his body was recovered from a graveyard in Duranbani village. As per sources, during the initial investigation police found that Atikur was brutally killed by one Moniruddhin along with his wife and another accomplice identified as Sadikul Islam who had reportedly buried Atikur in the graveyard.
Police further informed that a case was already registered in connection with the murder while Moniruddin’s wife and Sadikul Islam have been sent to judicial custody. Police were in search of Moniruddin and finally he was nabbed on Friday night.