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Police seek 5-day remand for 3 killers of Mohib Ullah

  • Published at 09:50 pm October 25th, 2021
Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a teacher turned rights activist, was one of the most high-profile advocates for the Rohingyas. He was invited to the White House and to speak to the UN Human Rights Council Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Of them, two have already given confessional statements in court

Police on Monday sought a five-day remand for interrogating three arrested Rohingyas who allegedly were directly involved in killing Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah in an Ukhiya camp in Cox’s Bazar.

Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate court has received the appeal for remand and accepted it for hearing.

The three arrestees for whom remand was sought are, Md Rashid Prakash Murshid Amin, from block-D8 of Kutupalong camp-1, Mohammad Anas and Nur Mohammad from Block-B of the same camp.

So far nine Rohingya men have been arrested in this case.

Of them, two have already given confessional statements of involvement in the murder before the court.

Also Read - Mohib Ullah murder: Key suspect confesses in court

A senior officer of district police said on Saturday Armed Police Battalion arrested Azizul Haque, Md Rashid, Anas, Nur Mohammad from a Rohingya camp who were part of the killing squad.

Aziz already gave his confessional statement to Cox’s Bazar Senior Judicial Magistrate court on Saturday afternoon and police had sought remand for the three others, he said.

Earlier, five more Rohingyas- Md Elias, Mohammad Selim,33, Abdus Salam,32, and Jiaur Rahman,32, and Shawkat Ullah,23, were arrested for being involved in this murder.

Of them, Elias confessed to his involvement on October 10 to the court.

Commander of APBn-14 SP Naimul Haque said, in primary interrogation, Aziz spoke of a total of 19 Rohingya miscreants being involved in the murder plan and of the five were killing squad members including him.

Following the information extracted from Aziz, APBn has arrested the three others, said SP Naimul.

Also Read - Rohingya camp attack: Slain victim’s family starts case, 10 arrested

On September 29, Murshid called Mohib to the ARSPH office to discuss Rohingya repatriation and informed other members of the squad, said SP Naimul quoting Azizul.

They fired four shots at Mohib Ullah, he said adding that they fled the scene by a lane behind Mohib Ullah’s house.

Unknown assailants gunned down Mohib on September 29.

On August 25, 2019, Mohib Ullah came into the limelight as a leader after holding an assembly of around 500,000 Rohingyas.

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