• Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Nur Hossain’s death penalty demanded

Star Online Report
Family members and relatives form a human chain on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Mouchak in Narayanganj city demanding death penalty for Nur Hossain, the prime accused of Narayanganj seven murders. Photo: TV grab
Family members and relatives form a human chain on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Mouchak in Narayanganj city demanding death penalty for Nur Hossain, the prime accused of Narayanganj seven murders. Photo: TV grab

Family members and relatives of Narayanganj city panel mayor Nazrul Islam and six other victims, who were abducted and killed in Narayanganj in April, today demanded death penalty for prime suspect Nur Hossain.

Hours after the arrest of Nur Hossain by Kolkata police, the family members and relatives formed a human chain on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Mouchak in Narayanganj city around 11:00am.

They also brought out a procession in the area, reports our Narayanganj correspondent.

Nur Hossain has been made prime accused in a murder case filed by Nazrul’s wife Selina Islam. 

On April 27, Nazrul along with his driver and three aides and senior lawyer Chandan Sarker and his driver was abducted. On April 30, bodies of the six abductees were found floating on the Sitalakkhya river and another body on the following day.

In the morning, Narayanganj Superintendent of Police Khandaker Mahid Uddin confirmed to The Daily Star that Nur Hossain was arrested by an anti-terrorism squad of Kolkata police in India.

Published: 1:05 pm Sunday, June 15, 2014

Last modified: 10:26 pm Sunday, June 15, 2014

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