Police arrested two accused in connection with a case filed over attack on a student of East West Univer-sity (EWU) in Dhaka’s Aftabnagar area on April 2.
The arrestees were identified as Imran Hossain alias Jhawali, 23, son of Ayub Ali of Faridpur distric, and Shahjahan, 28, son of Habib of Shariatpur district.
Imran was wanted in seven cases while Shahjahan was wanted in one case.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Badda police, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Badda zone) Tayasir Zahan Babu, conducted a drive in Anandanagar area and arrested the two around 11:35 pm on Tuesday, a press release signed by Deputy Police Commissioner (Gulshan) A Ahad said.
They also seized two sharp weapons, one blood-stained shirt, and a mobile phone of the victim.
After primary interrogation, the arrestees admitted that they were involved in mugging.
On April 2, two muggers swooped on Arpana Akter, a student of EWU, in front of Imperial College, while she was returning home from Platinum Gym around 11 pm.
Later, they hit her with a sharp weapon, leaving her wounded, and snatched away her mobile phone.