Dhaka – The High Court on Tuesday rejected a petition filed by sacked Rab official Tareque Sayeed seeking scrapping of another case in connection with the Narayanganj 7-murder.
Selina Islam Beauty, wife of slain Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, filed the case.
The High court bench of Justice Enayetur Rahim and Justice Amir Hossian passed the order after the hearing on the petition.
Lawyer Golam Kibira stood for Tareque Sayeed while Deputy Attorney General AKM Maniruzzaman Kabir stood for the state.
Earlier on March 15, the court turned down his prayer for canceling a case filed by Bijoy Kumar Paul, son-in-law of slain lawyer Chandan Kumar Sarker.
On March 7, the HC bench felt embarrassed to hear the petition, and the documents of the petition were sent to Chief Justice SK Sinha.
Later the Chief Justice made the bench for hearing the petition.
On February 24, Tareque Sayeed filed the petition seeking cancellation of the case.
On April 8, 2015, detectives pressed charges against 35 people, including three sacked Rab officials and prime accused Nur Hossain, in connection with the 7- murder.
On April 27, 2014, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted by miscreants from Fatullah area of Narayanganj.
Hours after their kidnap, senior lawyer at District Judge’s Court Chandan Kumar Sarker and his driver were also abducted on their way to capital Dhaka.
Three days into their abduction, the bodies of six people,
including those of Nazrul and Chandan Kumar, were recovered from the Shitalakhya River on April 30.
Besides, the following day, the body of Jahangir, car driver of Nazrul Islam, was recovered from the river.
After the murder of seven people, Selina Islam filed a case against six people while Advocate Chandan Sarkar’s son-in-law filed another case. – UNB