The trial in the freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case will now be held at the speedy trial tribunal as police wants a quick disposal of it. Sources at the Police Super’s office said SP Mahbub Alam sent a letter to the district magistrate on August 8 to take steps to send the Faruk murder case to the speedy trial tribunal. Talking to reporters on Friday, deputy commissioner of the district Mahbub Hossain said he received the letter sent by the police super in this regard and initiated a process to send a proposal to the Home Ministry for its permission. Meanwhile, Tangail additional district and session’s judge on August 8 fixed August 24 for the next hearing in the case. On April 6, a court issued a warrant for the arrest of the 10 accused in the Awami League leader Faruk murder case after accepting the charge sheet submitted on February 3 last by Inspector Golam Mahfizur Rahman. Four of the charge-sheeted accused are now behind the bars. Tangail, UNB News Agency Reported.
The absconding accused include MP Amanur Rahman Rana, his brothers Sahidur Rahman Khan Mukti, former mayor of Tangail municipality, and Jahidur Rahman Khan Kakon, a business leader of Tangail, and Saniyat Khan Bappa, former vice president of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). Among the arrestees, Aminul Islam Raja and Mohammad Ali made their confessional statements to law enforcers. Faruk Ahmed, an AL senior leader and a freedom fighter, was shot dead in the district town on January 18, 2013.