Case filed over forest staff's murder | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 07, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:21 AM, September 07, 2018

Fatikcchari Reserve Forest

Case filed over forest staff's murder

A case was filed yesterday with Bhujpur Police Station against 16 persons in connection with the murder of a forest staffer during an eviction drive in Hasnabad Range of Fatikchhari reserve forest on Wednesday.

Atikur Islam, beat officer of Hasnabad Forest Range, filed the case, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bhujpur Police Station Bayes Alam said.

“Police have arrested 10, including all seven female accused from Fatikchhari upazila,” he added.

Abdus Salam, a gardener of Chittagong divisional forest office, was killed when the attackers swooped on forest employees during an eviction drive, said Hasnabad Range Officer Khasrul Amin.

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