Restaurant employee killing-hotel owner still absconding

Restaurant employee killing-hotel owner still absconding


Dhaka-Police arrested an employee of ‘Ghoroa Hotel and Restaurant’ from the city’s Motijheel area on Thursday over the killing of hotel worker Riyad.Riyad was shot to death allegedly by his owner Ariful Islam Sohel at Swamibagh in the city early Wednesday.

Victim’s elder brother Ripon Hossain filed a case with Wari Police Station accusing three suspects, including Jasim alias Grill Jasim, and restaurant’s owner Sohel on Wednesday on Wednesday, said Inspector (Ops) of Wari police station Md Alim Hossain Sikder.

He said a team of Wari thana police conducted a raid at Motijheel area and arrested Gril Jasim on Thursday. Sohel has been remained absconding since the incident was taken place on at around 1”00 am on early Wednesday, he added.

Police have been also interrogating several employees of the restaurant in connection with killing to unearth the mastery behind the killing,

Earlier on Wednesday early quoting fellow workers of the deceased, Sub-inspector of Wari Police Station Abdul Khaleq said some workers of ‘Ghoroa Hotel’ reside in an apartment, owned by Ariful Islam Sohel, proprietor of the restaurant, at Swamibagh.

On early Tuesday night, they were locked into an altercation among themselves over theft of a mobile phone set at around 1:00am, leading to a clash. Restaurant owner Sohel reportedly went there, and at one stage opened fire at Riyad, leaving him injured.

Later, he was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 1:45am. Failing to find out the restaurant owner, the police arrested its manager Shafiq for interrogation..-News desk


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