Police arrested a youth from BKP area in the town on Thursday in connection with the killing of a man in front of his wife on Wednesday.
Abir Mohmmad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, identified the arrestee as Chandan. He was arrested around 8am.
Dulal Sharif, the father of victim Rifat Sharif, 22, filed a case against 12 people in the morning, the said OC.
Also read- Mercilessly hacked to death in broad daylight
Rifat, 22, a resident of Sadar upazila, was hacked to death by four miscreants in front of the main gate of Barguna College on Wednesday afternoon.
The entire incident was captured in a surveillance camera which showed the miscreants hitting Rifat indiscriminately while his wife was trying to save him.