17 people including UP chairman get life in father-son murder case

17 people including UP chairman get life in father-son murder case
17 people including UP chairman get life in father-son murder case

The court sentenced 17 accused including local UP chairman SM Deen Islam to life imprisonment in the hotly debated father-son murder case of Khulna’s Terkhada Upazila.

At the same time each of them has been fined 5 thousand rupees, in default of payment they have been sentenced to one more year of imprisonment. The accused were present in the court when the verdict was announced. The court acquitted the other two defendants in this case as the state side failed to prove any charges.

On Sunday (September 4) at noon, the judge of Khulna speedy trial tribunal said. Nazrul Islam Howladar announced this verdict.

The state lawyer of that court confirmed the verdict. Ahaduzzaman.

The convicted accused are- Chairman of Chagladah Union of Terokhad Upazila SM Deen Islam (54), Md. Abdur Rahman (55), Zamir Sheikh (25), Sheikh Saiful Islam (35), Khalid Sheikh (32), Eskender Sheikh (42), Jasim Sheikh (35), Hossain Sheikh (30), Ziarul Sheikh (26), Baharul Sheikh (24), Abbas Sheikh (24), Ahidul Gazi (34), Khairul Sheikh (35), Keramat Mallik (35), Mahbur Sheikh (49), Babu Sheikh (35) and Noor Islam Sheikh (37).

According to the details of the case, on the night of August 6, 2019, Piru Sheikh of Pahardanga village of Terkhada upazila and his family fell asleep after having dinner. Around 2 am, the accused in the case, armed with indigenous weapons, cut the door and entered the victim’s house. They locked the doors of other members’ rooms from outside.

At that time Abdur Rahman gave an order to the accused and told him to cut Piru and kill him. I lost my job because of him. As soon as he said this, accused Saiful hit Piru on the head with the chapati in his hand. Later the other accused stayed in Elopatadi Kopa in Piru. When the victim and his wife continued to scream, son Naim came from the next room to save the father and the accused dragged him into the yard.

Accused Khalid Sheikh hit Naeem on the head with a flower pot containing fruit, intending to kill him. Asami continued to scream in pain, Habibur and Ziarul hit Naim’s elbow and neck with chapati. Naim died on the spot. After the accused left, Piru Sheikh was rescued and taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital, and he was taken to Dhaka for better treatment. Later Piru died while undergoing treatment.

Two days after the incident, the wife of the deceased Piru became a plaintiff and filed a case against 17 people and 12 other unknown people in Terkhada police station on the charge of killing her husband and children.

The investigation officer of the case mentioned in his report that the cause of the murder was the previous enmity and local dispute at the instigation of the Chairman of the Center Terkhada 3 Chagladah Union Parishad at 8 am on September 17, 2016 between the victim Piru and his supporters along with the accused Abdur Rahman, Khalid Sheikh and Saiful Sheikh. happens During this time, houses were vandalized. In that incident, leg veins of Khalid and Saiful were cut.

In that incident, Piru Sheikh’s brother Taj Sheikh filed a case against Abdur Rahman and others named Ezahar. In this incident, Abdur Rahman’s cousin’s son Abul Hossain filed a case in the name of 32 people including Piru, Taj Sheikh and Naim. After the incident, Khalid, Saiful and many of them fled the area. In the case filed by the brother of the victim Piru Sheikh, the named accused Abdur Rahman of Ejahar has been temporarily suspended from the teaching profession for a long time. Moreover, although the victim Piru Sheikh was a follower of Chairman Deen Islam, since that incident, the opposition party of Deen Islam, former chairman of Chagladah Union Nasir Uddin and his followers Kazi Tariqul Islam took a stand for Taru and Manzoor Sheikh. Because of that, Chairman Deen Islam got angry and contacted the accused with the intention of killing Piru Sheikh, the former enemy of the accused Saiful, Khalid and Abdur Rahman. Piru and his son killed Naeem Sheikh in exchange of 3 lakh rupees through a secret meeting.

Alamgir Hannan/FA/JIM

The article is in Bengali

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