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4 accused in Rangpur PP murder case to be produced in court

  • Published at 11:27 pm April 5th, 2018
4 accused in Rangpur PP murder case to be produced in court
The accused in the murder of special public prosecutor (PP) Rathish Chandra Bhowmik will be produced before a Rangpur court on Thursday. Police said they will pray to the court for remand, so that the prime accused Dipa Bhowmik, wife of the murdered lawyer, her alleged beau Quamrul Islam, and two others, can be interrogated. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained Dipa, Quamrul, and one of their colleagues. However, the couple’s daughter Anita, who was initially detained for interrogation, was released on Wednesday.
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Meanwhile, Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad took out a procession over the murder of the lawyer from Rangpur Press Club intersection on Thursday afternoon. The association demanded exemplary punishment to those responsible for the murder. Lawyers in Rangpur wore black badges, as part of observing three days of mourning. The body of Rathish was recovered from an abandoned building in Rangpur city early on Wednesday. His younger brother Shushanto Bhowmik identified the body.
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Shushanto filed a case against four people. On March 29, Dipa and Quamrul allegedly strangled Rathish after sedating him. They kept the body inside an almirah and later took it in a van to a construction site, where they buried it. Rathish Chandra Bhowmik represented the state in the murder cases of Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi and Khadem Rahmat Ali.