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Narayanganj Court

Yet another Rab man admits link to N'ganj-7 murder

Another member of Rapid Action Battalion yesterday gave a confessional statement before a Narayanganj court yesterday, admitting his involvement in the killing of seven people in Narayanganj city in April. Asaduzzaman described how the seven were killed after abduction, said court sources. Later, Senior Judicial Magistrate KM Mohiuddin recorded his statement in two cases filed for the killing. With Asad of Rab-11, 17 out of the arrested 20 Rab men, including three sacked officials, gave confessional statements, the sources said. Asad was placed...

7-murder Accused

Nur jailed for keeping wild birds

A Narayanganj court yesterday sentenced Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the sensational seven-murder case, to one-year imprisonment for keeping wild birds at his residence illegally. Senior Judicial Magistrate HM Shafiqul Islam passed the order, Md Nasir Ahmed, inspector of Special Branch of Narayanganj police told The Daily Star. The court also fined Nur Hossain Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer three months more rigorous imprisonment, he added. Following a court order, police raided the residence of Nur Hossain at Shimrail area...

Confession, finally

Confession, finally

After being on remand for 31 days, sacked Rab official Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad yesterday made confessional statement before a Narayanganj court in connection with the seven-murder in the city. The former commanding officer of Rab-11 made the statement under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure in two cases, said court sources. District Senior Judicial Magistrate KM Mohiuddin later ordered to send him to jail.   Meanwhile, India yesterday officially informed Bangladesh about the arrest of Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the gruesome seven-murder, according to foreign ministry sources. A court source said Tareque knew about the developments of the abduction and killing of the seven. But he did...

One more body found in Shitalakkhya

One more body found in Shitalakkhya

Police recovered one more body from the Shitalakkhya river in Narayanganj Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Jahangir, driver of ward councillor Nazrul Islam who was abducted and killed with five others. The number of dead bodies recovered from the river has reached to seven since 6 bodies were found in the river yesterday, Akter...

N'ganj Al Office Blast

Mufti Hannan, five others indicted

A Narayanganj court yesterday framed charges against six people, including Huji chief Mufti Hannan, in two cases filed in connection with a bomb attack on an Awami League office at Chashara. At least 20 people were killed and over 50 others injured in the attack on June 16, 2001. After passing the order, Judge Malik Abdullah Al Amin fixed April 29 for starting the trial of the cases and recording the statements of prosecution witnesses. The five other accused are militant leader...

Motive of Abduction

Police still clueless

Police still clueless

Police are yet to find any clue about the kidnappers or their motive behind the abduction of apparel businessman Abu Bakar Siddique, who was freed on Thursday night, about 33 hours after the abduction. Law enforcers could neither find the place where Siddique, husband of prominent environment lawyer Syeda Rizwana Hasan, was kept confined nor locate the blue microbus used in the kidnapping. The investigators said they were trying to track down the abductors and uncover their motive on the basis of Siddique's statement before a Narayanganj court on Friday. "We are looking for some suspects based on what he said before the court yesterday [Friday]," Monirul Islam, spokesperson of Dhaka Metropolitan...

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