Rajiv (35), the elder son of Gazipur City Corporation Ward No. 27 councilor Jabed Ali Jabe, has been arrested by the police in multiple cases including arms and drugs.
Police raided the councilor’s house in the city’s Lakshipura area around 12 midnight on Saturday and arrested him. That same night, the young son of the councilor suddenly fell ill and died in the hospital.
OC of Gazipur Metropolitan Sadar Police Station. Rafiqul Islam confirmed this.
He said that an anti-drug operation was conducted in Lakshipura area of Ward No. 27 of the city as part of the ongoing anti-drug operation of the police. At that time, a raid was conducted at the councilor’s house to arrest Ruhul Amin Rajeev, the son of Councilor Javed Ali Jabe, who was absconding in two weapons and one drug case, and he was arrested from that house. Apart from this, there are 3 more cases against him. He was sent to Gazipur court on Saturday afternoon.
On the other hand, at the same time hearing the news of the police operation, Ashraful Alam Rajan (28), the younger son of the councilor, went to his father-in-law’s house in the neighboring Joydevpur Bazar area and there he suddenly fell ill. Later, he was rushed to Gazipur Shahid Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital where he died at around 6 am while undergoing treatment.
In this regard, Councilor Jabed Ali Jobe said that his younger son Rajan died of cardiac arrest due to a stroke.
However, the locals said that two brothers Rajiv and Rajan were in the same house during the police raid. Rajan was seriously injured when he jumped from the house to avoid arrest by the police. In this situation, Rajan went to his father-in-law’s house and fell seriously ill. He was later taken to hospital where he died.