Killing the imam because of alienation!

An imam of a mosque named Muhammad Ilyash (32) was killed in Chittagong’s Anwara area due to his religious affiliation. Police arrested two persons including a woman in this incident.

The incident took place in Gahira village of Raipur union of the upazila when he went to meet his girlfriend at midnight on Thursday (September 22).

The deceased Ilyach is the son of Abdul Amin of Gandamara Union of Banskhali Upazila. It is said that he used to work in a Jame Masjid in Chittagong city.

According to local sources, while working in Gahira area of ​​Raipur Union, the deceased Muhammad Ilyach indulged in extramarital affair with Jannatul Mawa Nipa, wife of a local Jafar. When their relationship became known, husband Jafar divorced Nipah and Ilyash was dismissed from his job 1 year ago by the authorities.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Yusuf, the brother of the deceased, said that at 1:21 in the night, I received a small message on my mobile phone from my brother’s mobile phone. The small message read ‘Yusuf Riffa’s brothers are bringing me poison’ I know. I rushed to Anwara with my family members after getting the small message. Later, with the help of locals, the brother was rescued and taken to Anwara Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor on duty declared him dead.

Meanwhile, Nahida Akhtar (26), the wife of the deceased claimed the incident as murder and said, “We got married on July 13, 2020 as a family.” Two months after marriage, my husband took a job in a mosque in Gahira area. There he met a man named Zafar Ahmad. Then we hear about Zafar Ahmad’s relationship with his wife. When their affair became known, Zafar Ahmad divorced his wife and my husband also left his job and came home. It is a planned murder. My husband was killed. I want justice for this murder.

Anwara Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mirza Muhammad Hasan told RTV News that the body has been sent to Chittagong Medical College (Chamek) Hospital for post-mortem. The victim’s brother Idris has filed a murder case accusing four people in this incident. Two persons, including a woman, have been arrested in that case. Efforts are on to arrest two others.


The article is in Bengali

Tags: Killing imam alienation

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