Ripon to be quizzed in Polash murder case
A judicial magistrate's court in Sylhet yesterday granted two-day remand for Chhatra League leader Abdur Rahim Ripon for quizzing in the case for killing Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activist Udayendu Singha Polash.
Quizzing is likely to start today (Tuesday), said investigation officer of the case, Sub Inspector Abdur Rahim.
Police on Friday arrested Ripon, president of recently dissolved MC College hostel Chhatra League unit, at a room in the hostel as a suspect in the murder case.
Intra-party rivals stabbed to death BCL activist Udayendu Singha Polash, 22, also an honours 3rd year Mathematics student of Sylhet MC College, at Shaplabag in Sylhet city on July 12 afternoon.
On July 14, Bireshwar Chandra Sinha, father of deceased Polash, filed a murder case with Sylhet Kotwali PS accusing 14 activists of BCL MC College unit including eight named and six unnamed ones. The named ones are Fazlur Rahman Jashim, Md Delwar Hossain, Shipon Khan alias Kala Shipon, Shahidul Haque, Russel Ahmed, Gias uddin, Mostafizur Rahman, Sanjay Kumar Chowdhury.
Police earlier picked up Ayub Ali, a friend of the deceased, about two hours after the killing. After primary interrogation, he was sent to the jail through magistrate's court July 13 under Section 54 as a suspect in the incident, police said.
The central committee dissolved the unit, along with the Sylhet district, city and college units of the BCL, on July 14 and expelled six of the college unit and 12 of the district and city units for their complicity with unwanted activities. Ripon is one of them.