Munshiganj chairman gets jail as Jubo League leader hacked to death

A court in Munshiganj has sentenced nine accused to prison for hacking a former Jubo League to death in a sequel to previous enmity at Munshiganj’s Tongibari.

The newly elected chairman of the upazila, Ariful Islam Halder, and his younger brother, Lutfar Rahman Halder, the upazila’s Kamarkhara UP chairman, are among the convicted accused.

Judge Kazi Abdul Hannan ordered to send them to jail when they applied for bail in the Munshiganj District and Sessions Judge Court around 11 am on Wednesday.

Munshiganj court police in-charge Jamal Uddin confirmed the matter.

He said that the court denied them bail and ordered to send them to jail. Later they were sent to jail.

It is known that on April 8, a former Jubo League leader named Sohrab Khan was hacked to death in a clash between two sides in front of Dighirpar police outpost due to an earlier dispute in Tongibari upazila of Munshiganj.

The deceased’s son Johnny Khan was seriously injured in that incident. In this incident, on April 15, Abdul Mannan Khan, the deceased’s elder brother, filed a murder case in Munshiganj Tongibari Amli Court, accusing twelve people including Arifur Rahman Haldar. In view of that application, the judge of the court ordered to accept the case as a statement to the concerned police station.



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