Manarat student murder: Prime accused held
Police in a drive arrested the prime accused in the killing case of Manarat International University student Nasim Ahmed from Comilla district early Wednesday.

Officer-in-charge of Badda Police Station Quazi Wazed Ali said police arrested Ashik, 21, the prime accused in Nasim Ahmed murder case.

Nasim, 24, son of Saifuddin of Madhya Badda in the city and a third-year BBA student of the university, was stabbed to death by a group of 10-12 miscreants on November 6.

Victim's father Saifuddin Ahmed said Nasim had locked into an altercation with a local boy Ramzan over betting on a cricket match on November 5.

Nasim might have been killed over the altercation, alleged Saifuddin.