KHULNA, Oct 10, 2020 (BSS) – A court here today placed three accused, including the prime one, of Khulna triple murder case on a five-day remand each.
Khulna Metropolitan Magistrate’s court-3 Judge Md Shahidul Islam passed the order after investigation officer of the case and also Inspector of Detective Branch (DB) of the KMP Enamul Haque produced them before it seeking the remand prayer.
The criminals are suspended Khanjahan Ali Thana unit Awami League vice- president Sheikh Zakaria, his brother Milton and other criminal Razu.
Earlier on Friday, police arrested them from an 18-storey high rise building in Dhaka’s Mirpur area.
On July 16, 2020, the arrested trio along with their cohorts attacked on the villagers of Moshiali under Khanjahan Ali police station with lethal weapons and shot targeting the villagers following a long-standing enmity between them over establishing supremacy in the area.
During the attack, Md Nazrul Islam, 60, son of late Barek Sheikh, and Golam Rasul, 30, son of Md Yunus Ali of Atra-Gilatola union were killed on the spot while Saiful Islam, Afsar Sheikh, Shamim, Robi, Khalil and Moshiur received bullet injuries.
Among the wounded, Saiful Islam succumbed to his injuries on the next day while undergoing treatment at Khulna Medical College and Hospital (KMCH).
Later, Shahidul Islam, son of slain Saiful Islam, lodged a murder case with 22 naming accused and 15 to 16 unnamed accused with Khanjahan Ali Police Station on July 18, 2020.