Police on Monday arrested eight teenagers for their alleged involvement in the murder of another teen Rony Hasan in the city’s Lalbagh area.
Officer-in-Charge of Lalbagh Police Station KM Ashraf Uddin said the 16-year-old victim engaged in an altercation with these eight teens over playing drums on August 31.
At one stage, they stabbed Rony indiscriminately on BC Das street of the area around 11:15pm. Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
On September 1, the victim’s father filed a case with Lalbagh Police Station accusing eight teens.
On Monday, police picked up the first accused from Lalbagh area.
Later, they arrested the other accused from Keraniganj, Dohar and Munshiganj as per the information gleaned from the first accused.