Nur’s wealth seized
Complying with a High Court order, police seized movable wealth of Nur Hossain, prime accused of the seven-murder, at his Siddhirganj house in Narayanganj city this afternoon.
Police conducted a drive at Shimrail house of the Awami League leader around 3:15pm after the copy of HC order reached them, said Md Alauddin, officer-in-charge of Siddhirganj Police Station.
A revolver, eight bullets, two televisions, a refrigerator, a stand fan, two sofa sets and furniture have been seized from Nur's residence, said Narayanganj Executive Magistrate Abul Kashem Md Shaheen.
The pet animals and birds at his residence will be handed over to the forest ministry, he said.
Seven neighbouring people have been made witnesses in the drive.
Earlier, the law enforcers went to the house after breaking the lock of its main gate in presence of Executive Magistrate Abul Kashem Md Shaheen around 4:00pm, our Narayanganj correspondent reports from the spot.
Senior Judicial Magistrate KM Mohiuddin yesterday asked police to seize all movable wealth of Hossain, AL vice president of Siddhirganj thana unit, following a petition filed by the investigation officer of the murder cases.
Hossain in one of the six accused in the case filed in connection with the murders of seven people including Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam.
On April 27, seven people -- Nazrul Islam and his four associates and senior lawyer Chandan Sarker and his driver -- were kidnapped separately, but around the same time from the Dhaka-Narayanganj link road.
Six bodies were found in the Shitalakkhya river three days later and another the next day.
The other victims are: Moniruzzaman, Tajul Islam, Liton, Ibrahim, and Jahangir.
Earlier on May 3, police raided Hossain's house and seized a microbus and detained 11 people from there in connection with the killings.