MP Azim murder case

Detangling Laws / Navigating jurisdictional complexities in the Anwarul Azim murder case

Recently, there has been significant press coverage in Bangladesh and India regarding the heinous murder of Bangladeshi Member of Parliament Anwarul Azim in India. The majority of the accused individuals are of Bangladeshi origin and have been apprehended in Bangladesh. However, the primary culprit, who happens to be a Bangladeshi American, escaped to the United States. Therefore, three countries are now involved with this case, prompting a discussion on jurisdiction over crimes in international context.

MP Azim Murder / 2 of the killers faked identity, worked at a temple: DB

Foysal Ali Sahazi and Mostafizur Rahman Fakir, suspects in the Jhenaidah-4 MP Anwarul Azim Anar murder case, are truck drivers. But to dodge the eyes of law enforcers, they started working as cooks at a temple.

MP Azim Murder: Mastermind, hired gun are relatives

Suspects Aktaruzzaman and Amanullah in the lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar murder case are relatives.

MP Azim murder: Samples found in septic tank sent for forensic test

Samples of the body parts recovered from the septic tank of a flat, the possible killing site of MP Anwar Azim Anar, has been sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) in India for test to confirm if they belonged to the lawmaker, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch chief Harun-Or Rashid.

MP Azim Murder: The kingpins may never be tracked down

Some members of a gold smuggling racket were likely behind the killing of Jhenaidah-4 MP Anwarul Azim Anar, but the assailants had contact with Aktaruzzaman only, said an officer of West Bengal CID.

MP Azim Murder: DB recreates crime scene in Kolkata

Compares info from arrestees here with suspect held there

MP Azim Murder: Azim made some ‘powerful enemies’

Several influential people might have played a part in the killing of Anwarul Azim Anar, who had started taking control of gold smuggling in Jhenaidah after becoming a lawmaker in 2014, say investigators.

MP Azim murder: Detectives to seek 10-day remand for 3 suspects

Amanullah, two other persons will be produced before court later in the day

Feud over gold stash behind MP Azim murder

Slain lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar and key suspect Aktaruzzaman used to run a gold smuggling racket until they fell out over money and Azim kept a stash worth over Tk 100 crore to himself, detectives said.

July 5, 2024
July 5, 2024

Navigating jurisdictional complexities in the Anwarul Azim murder case

Recently, there has been significant press coverage in Bangladesh and India regarding the heinous murder of Bangladeshi Member of Parliament Anwarul Azim in India. The majority of the accused individuals are of Bangladeshi origin and have been apprehended in Bangladesh. However, the primary culprit, who happens to be a Bangladeshi American, escaped to the United States. Therefore, three countries are now involved with this case, prompting a discussion on jurisdiction over crimes in international context.

June 29, 2024
June 29, 2024

2 of the killers faked identity, worked at a temple: DB

Foysal Ali Sahazi and Mostafizur Rahman Fakir, suspects in the Jhenaidah-4 MP Anwarul Azim Anar murder case, are truck drivers. But to dodge the eyes of law enforcers, they started working as cooks at a temple.

May 30, 2024
May 30, 2024

MP Azim Murder: Mastermind, hired gun are relatives

Suspects Aktaruzzaman and Amanullah in the lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar murder case are relatives.

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

MP Azim murder: Samples found in septic tank sent for forensic test

Samples of the body parts recovered from the septic tank of a flat, the possible killing site of MP Anwar Azim Anar, has been sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) in India for test to confirm if they belonged to the lawmaker, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch chief Harun-Or Rashid.

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

MP Azim Murder: The kingpins may never be tracked down

Some members of a gold smuggling racket were likely behind the killing of Jhenaidah-4 MP Anwarul Azim Anar, but the assailants had contact with Aktaruzzaman only, said an officer of West Bengal CID.

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

MP Azim Murder: DB recreates crime scene in Kolkata

Compares info from arrestees here with suspect held there

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

MP Azim Murder: Azim made some ‘powerful enemies’

Several influential people might have played a part in the killing of Anwarul Azim Anar, who had started taking control of gold smuggling in Jhenaidah after becoming a lawmaker in 2014, say investigators.

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024

MP Azim murder: Detectives to seek 10-day remand for 3 suspects

Amanullah, two other persons will be produced before court later in the day

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024

The man who ‘masterminded the murder’

Akhtaruzzaman Shaheen was the mastermind of Jhenaidah-4 lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar’s murder, according to the Detective Branch of police.

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024

‘The executer of the plot’

Amanullah is not the real name of an alleged killer of Jhenaidah-4 lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar. His is actually Fazl Ahmed Bhuiyan alias Shimul Bhuiyan of Khulna.

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