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Killer of Muezzin Sohel arrested in Jhenaidah

  • Published at 09:42 pm June 19th, 2019
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Raju Ahmed, who killed Sohel for having an extra-marital affair with his wifeJulia, was arrested on Wednesday morning

Police arrested the killer of Muezzin Sohel from Bagutia village of Jhenaidah Sadar upazila. 

Raju Ahmed, who killed Sohel for having an extra-marital affair with his wifeJulia, was arrested on Wednesday morning .

According to Jhenaidah Superintendent of Police (SP), Md Hasanuzzaman, Sohel, and Julia were classmates in Chapali Madrasa of Jhenaidah's Kaliganj upazila. During the school life, love affair grew between them. 

Even after Julia was married off to Raju, the affair between Sohel and Julia continued. Raju came to know about their relationship, and forced Julia to phone Sohel to come to Raju's house. 

Getting the phone call from Julia, Sohel went to Raju's house, and was caught by Sohel, and his two associates. 

Sohel was taken to a jute field, and hacked to death.

The brother of the deceased, Rinku Hossain filed a murder case over the incident. Following that case, police raided, and arrested Raju and Julia. 

Julia also gave a confessional statement to the court under section 164.      

The machete used for the murder, and the mobile phone of the deceased were retrieved by police. 

Police recovered the throat-slit body, of Chapali Masjid muezzin Sohel from a jute field in the upazila’s Bania Bahu village, on Tuesday morning. His body bore several wounds  from sharp weapons.