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Sholakia Attack

Charges pressed against 5 ‘militants’

Staff Correspondent     13th September, 2018 01:46:38 printer

Police submitted a charge sheet accusing five militants in a case over the suicidal bomb blasts near Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj in July, 2016.

Investigation Officer (IO) of the case and also Inspector (investigation) of Kishoreganj Sadar Police Station Md Arifur Rahman submitted the charge sheet before Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court of Md Habibullah in Kishoreganj.

The accused are -- JMB leader Mizanur Rahman alias Boro Mizan, Md. Anwar Hossain, Sohel Mahfuz, Rajiv Gandhi and Jahidul Haq Tanim, who was arrested from the spot, Kishoreganj police super Md Mashrukur Rahman Khaled told journalists at a press conference.

Investigation Officer Md Arifur Rahman said that the total number of accused in the case was 24. But during the investigation, 19 accused of the case were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with law enforcers in different places. So the names of 19 accused were dropped from the charge-sheet.