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IO testifies in 7-murder case

  • Published at 12:42 am September 30th, 2016
IO testifies in 7-murder case
According to court sources, District and Sessions Judge Syed Enayet Hossain took the deposition of Mamunur Rashid Mondal, investigation officer of the case. Lawyers of prime accused Nur Hossain and others questioned Mamunur Rahman. The sources said the court also fixed October 3, for next hearing. On April 27, 2014, Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted from Fatullah area in the city. At the same time, senior lawyer of the Narayanganj District Judge’s Court Chandan Kumar Sarker and his driver were abducted on their way to Dhaka. Three days into their abduction, the bodies of six people, including that of Nazrul and Chandan, were recovered from the Shitalakkhya and Dhaleshwari rivers on April 30. The body of Nazrul’s driver Jahangir was recovered from the Shitalakkhya River on May 1. Two cases were filed in connection with the murders. Nazrul’s wife Selina Islam Beauty filed a case against six people, including former councillor Nur Hossain, while Chandan’s son-in-law Bijoy Kumar Paul filed the other case against some unknown people. Later, Shahidul Islam, Nazrul’s father-in-law, claimed that RAB officials had killed Nazrul and others in exchange for Tk6 crore from Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the murder case, and other accomplices. The three former RAB officials were sent on forced retirement for their alleged involvement in the incident.