Acid thrower arrested in Dhaka

Our Correspondent . Chittagong

Police on early Thursday arrested a man, who is accused of throwing acid at his ex-wife and mother-in-law, from the capital’s Rupnagar area.
Jashim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police, Chittagong confirmed this on Thursday afternoon.
The accused was identified as Jane Alam alias Jahangir, son of Mozaffar Hossain, of Mithapukur in Rangpur.
The OC said Jahangir fled from Chittagong after the incident and took shelter at his native village under Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur district. Later, he went to Dhaka from Rangpur.
According to his brother, a team of Kotwali police arrested Jahangir from Dhaka city’s Rupnagar area around 3:00am on Thursday.
The acid throwing incident took place at Polo Ground area in Chittagong on Monday.
The victims were identified as Sheli Akter, former wife of Jahangir, and her mother Hosne Ara. Both the victims are now taking treatments at Chittagong Medical College Hospital’s burn unit.

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