Former Jatiya Party MP Dr Abdul Kader Khan, who was arrested for his suspected involvement in the killing of Gaibandha-1 MP Manjurul Islam Liton, gave a confessional statement before a court on Saturday evening, reports UNB.
Gaibandha Judicial Magistrate M Joynul Abedin recorded the statement under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
In his statement, Kader Khan said he planned to kill MP Liton out of political vengeance, court inspector Shah Alam said.
In the afternoon, police produced Kader Khan before the court to give his confessional statement in the gruesome murder case.
Detectives arrested Dr Abdul Kader Khan, former Jatiya Party MP from Gaibandha-1, from his residence at Rahman Nagar Ziladarpara in Bogra district town on February 21.
On the following day, a district court put Kader Khan on a 10-day remand for interrogation.
Based on his information during the remand, police conducted a raid on his house at Pashchim Chhaparhati village in Sundarganj upazila on Wednesday night and dug out one pistol, one magazine and six bullets from beneath his home.
Source: Daily Sun, Dhaka, Bangladesh