Mohib Ullah killed for wanting to return: FM
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday vowed to bring the killers of Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah to justice soon.
He said a vested quarter killed Mohib Ullah as he wanted to return to his home country of Myanmar.
"The government will take stern action against those involved in the killing. Nobody will be spared," he said.
This was the minister's first remarks after the global condemnation of the Rohingya leader's murder.
Police on Thursday night registered a murder case in this regard, a day after the killing took place at Ukhiya camp in Cox's Bazar.
The FIR was filed with Ukhiya Police Station against unidentified people following a complaint from Mohib Ullah's brother Habib Ullah, OC Sanjur Morshed of the police station said.
Unidentified assailants opened fire on the 44-year-old Rohingya leader on Wednesday night. He was first rushed to a local medical facility and later shifted to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Mohib Ullah was buried in Ukhiya's Lambashia camp-1 on Thursday afternoon after a namaz-e-janaza, which was attended by a large number of Rohingya refugees from camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas.Formerly a teacher in Myanmar, the slain human rights activist was popularly known as Master Mohib Ullah among the Rohingyas. He was the head of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights at Kutupalong camp.