A.League leader Habu killed over expansion of dominance: DB

A.League leader Habu killed over expansion of dominance: DB
A.League leader Habu killed over expansion of dominance: DB

Senior Correspondent

Dhaka: Awami League leader Abu Bakr Siddique Habu was killed in Jatrabari due to political conflict and dominance in the area, Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Police said. The main accused in the murder case, Mushfiqur Rahman Fahim, is the vice-president of Jatrabari Thana Jubo Dal.

On Wednesday (August 31), the Demra zonal team of Wari Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Police arrested Fahim, the main suspect in the Habu murder case, from Shiksha Bhaban crossing area under Shahbag police station in the capital.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Additional Commissioner DB Chief Mohammad Haroon Or Rashid said all this in a press conference at DMP’s media center on Thursday (August 1).

Haroon Or Rashid said, ‘The arrested accused Fahim used to extort money from various shops including footpaths in Jatrabari area. There was a conflict between them regarding the collection of this subscription. Later that day, Fahim got angry and attacked Habu.

It is known that on the evening of August 16, when the victim Awami League leader Abu Bakkar Siddique Habu reached in front of Shahid Farooq Road Nirala Hardware in Jatrabari, Fahim and other accused attacked him with knife, chapati and switch gear knife. At that time, they hit the right side of Habu’s stomach and ran away. Later he died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

In that incident, the victim’s family filed a murder case at Jatrabari police station in the capital.

DB Pradhan said, “Accused Fahim said during the interrogation that he had a conflict with the victim Awami League leader Abu Bakr Siddique Habu for a long time based on the expansion of political and area dominance.”

DB Pradhan said, ‘Today he will be taken to court and remand application will be made. On remand, whether anyone else is involved in this incident will be interrogated or not,” said the head of the DB, Mohammad Haroon Or Rashid.

DMP Detective Wari Division Deputy Commissioner of Police Muhammad Ashraf Hossain Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Tariqur Rahman and Demra Zonal Team Team Leader Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Azharul Islam Mukul were present in the press conference.

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The article is in Bengali

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