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BAJUS demands arrest of Biman’s killers

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 12 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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BAJUS demands arrest of Biman’s killers
Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) Chattogram district unit forms a human chain in front of the Chattogram Press Club in the city’s Jamal Khan area on Sunday, demanding immediate arrest of killers of its member jeweller Biman Dhar. SUN PHOTO

CHATTOGRAM: Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) Chattogram district unit staged a demonstration demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the murder of its member jeweller Biman Dhar.

The protest was held on Chattogram Press Club premises in the port city’s Jamal Khan area on Sunday. BAJUS members and jewellers from different upazilas of the district took part in the event.

BAJUS Chattogram unit President Mrinal Kanti Dhar, who presided over the programme, demanded that the government take steps to nab the killers of Biman within the shortest possible time. He also sought the intervention of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in this regard.

He assured the family members of Biman that the association would continue to be with them.

The president also warned of waging tougher movement keeping the jewellery shops shut if their demand is not met.

BAJUS Chattogram General Secretary Pranab Saha, Vice President Sidul Dhar, Biplob Basak, Joint Secretaries Kajol Banik, Pradip Guha, Treasurer Pratap Dhar, Bidhan Dhar, Nurul Absar Chowdhury, Narayan Karmakar, Pradip Chowdhury and Sadhan Dhar addressed the event, among others.

Biman’s wife Priyanka Dhar, children Archita Dhar, Ayan Dhar and Tanmoy Dhar also took part in the protest.

Later, the jewellers took out a protest procession that dispersed in front of their office in the city’s KC Dey Road.

It may be mentioned that Biman Dhar, owner of ‘New Soudia Gold Fashion’ in the city’s Rahattarpol area, was brutally murdered on his way to his village home in Patiya Upazila around 11:00 pm on September 6.

BAJUS Chattogram district unit issued a 72-hour ultimatum to arrest the killers on Thursday.