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UP Chairman Killing in Ctg

Fugitive convict arrested

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  • 15 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Fugitive convict arrested

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CHATTOGRAM: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Saturday night arrested a fugitive convict who was shouldering death sentence in a murder case filed in connection with killing a former union parishad (UP) chairman of Satkania upazila in the district.

The arrestee was identified as Bashir Ahmed, 56, of Rupkania area under the upazila. He is also the vice-president of Awami League Satkania upazila unit.

 RAB-7 Assistant Director (AD Media) Md Nurul Absar said on information, the elite force members arrested Bashir from Rupkania area in the night.

Later, he was handed over to Satkania police station for legal steps, said the AD.

 Basher was also accused in several cases filed with Satkania, Lohagara and Lama police stations on different charges, he added.

 Mentionable, former UP Chairman Amzad Hossain was shot dead in front of Mirzakhil Darbar Sharif under the upazila on October 3 in 1999.

Following the day, the victim’s wife Syeda Rawshon Akter filed a case accusing 20 persons with Satkania police station and later Criminal Investigation Department submitted charge sheet in the case on December 22 in 2000.

 On December 13 last year, Chattogram Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge AKM Mozzammel Haque sentenced ten people including Bashir to death and five others to life term imprisonment in the case.