The detective investigators on Friday said that they arrested another suspect on Thursday night in connection with the killing and torching of a man in Lalmonirhat on October 29 over rumour of disrespecting Quran.
The suspect, Russell Islam Raj alias Bishu, 22, is a resident of Jummapara area of Burimari union in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat.
Lalmonirhat district detective branch in-charge Omar Faruq said they arrested Russell from the Patgram College area at about 11:00pm on Thursday after finding evidence of his involvement in the incident.
Russell was sent to jail after he was produced in the court on Friday.
On October 29, a former college librarian, Abu Yunus Md Shahid-un-Nabi Jewel, was beaten, killed and burnt at Burimari in Patgram upazila by a group of people who accused him of dishonouring the Quran in a local mosque.
So far 35 people have been arrested in three separate cases in this connection.
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