Family of murdered PW, injured victim get govt aid
The government yesterday gave financial assistance to the family of deceased Mostafa Hawlader, a prosecution witness (PW) in a war crimes case who was killed allegedly by Jamaat-Shibir men last year.
Sanaul Huq, senior member of war crimes investigation agency, yesterday handed over a cheque for Tk 5 lakh to Mostafa's wife Hasina Begum at Parerhat Bazar in Pirojpur.
Besides, Tk 2 lakh was given to another prosecution witness in the case, Mahabubul Alam Howlader, whose Pirojpur house was vandalised allegedly by Jamaat-Shibir men on October 28 last year.
Mostafa, a key witness in the war crimes case against Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee died on December 10, two days after being hacked in his sleep in his Pirojpur residence.
Sanaul told The Daily Star last night that following an appeal from the agency, the government provided the money from the special fund of the prime minster.