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Chanpara top terror Bazlu stages “illness drama” for getting bail

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  • 27th March, 2023 11:15:47 PM
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Chanpara top terror Bazlu stages “illness drama” for getting bail

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Bazlur Rahman, an extortionist, drug peddler, and crime don of Chanpara slum in Narayanganj, is allegedly pretending to be ill to get bail on medical ground.

He has taken shelter in Dhaka Medical College and Hospital in the name of receiving treatment and controlling extortion and drug business from remote.

Violating law, he is using mobile phone, enjoying company of wife and eating favourite foods inside the prison ward.

Sources claimed that he is getting Tk 7.5 lakh per month in share of drug business, extortion in transport sector, hijacking and water bill in the slum.

Through abuse of mobile phone, he is in contact with various persons and lobbying for his bail on medical reason.

Emerging as a pickpocket in 2008, Bazlur Rahman gradually developed kinship with local MP and became desperate. He is facing nearly 50 cases including a dozen for murders. Although he was arrested on several times, he stepped out with the help of influential patrons and godfathers.

On November 19 last year, police arrested Bazlu in connection with killing BUET student Fardin Noor Parash. The law enforcers recovered a foreign pistol, a magazine, five bullets, 220 gram heroin, Indian Rs25,000 and Tk 75,000 fake currencies from his possession.

To be enlarged on bail, he has got admitted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Now, he is staying at bed number 26 in the level 4 of the hospital and using mobile phone bearing SIM number 01711349592. Bazlu is accompanied with his wife Selina in the hospital.

Chanpara slum divided into nine parts covers a wide range of areas. Bazlu was coordinator of the 5-6 drug groups. He was collecting shares from 200 drug spots through various syndicates. During confinement, his brothers Mirzu and Kashem are looking after illegal business and collecting Tk 7.5 lakh from slum.

Bazlur is reportedly contacting his lawyers and controlling drug and extortion business through the cell phone from the prison ward of the hospital.

Common people of Chanpara afraid of his lobbying for bail, have requested the authorities concerned to investigate into the sickness drama.