One held over Indian student murder in Ctg

PV Desk : Police have arrested a classmate of the slain Indian student in suspicion of his involvement in last week’s murder of Ateef Sheikh, an Indian student in Chittagong.

Niraj Guru, who is also from Indian and living in the same flat of the deceased, was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, said Akbar Shah Police Station Inspector Jakir Hossain Bhuiyan.

Niraj had taken both Ateef and injured Wilson Singh to the hospital in the wee hours of Jul 15.

Niraj is a student of University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC). Victim Ateef, 26, was also a student of the same batch there.

Bhuiyan told that Niraj was sent to court after his arrest. “We’ll apply for his remand to the court for further interrogation.”