Awami League leader Mintu remanded in Anar murder case

Published at : 13 June 2024, 07:15 pm
Awami League leader Mintu remanded in Anar murder case
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A Dhaka court on Thursday placed Jhenaidah district Awami League general secretary Saidul Karim Mintu on eight-day remand in a case lodged over the abduction and murder of Awami League lawmaker of Jenaidah-4 Anwarul Azim Anar in Kolkata, India.
Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain passed the order as police produced Mintu before the court and investigation officer senior assistant commissioner Mahfuzur Rahman pleaded to place him on a 10-day remand.

The detective branch (DB) of police detained Saidul Karim Mintu from the capital’s Dhanmandi area on June 11. Later, he was shown arrested in the case.

Earlier, separate courts showed Shimul Bhuiyan, Tanvir Bhuiyan, and Silisti Rahman arrested in the case and placed them on a total 13 days of remand each on two terms. The three have already given confessional statements in the case.

The victim’s daughter Mumtarin Ferdous Dorin filed the case on May 22 with the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station.
Anwarul, a three-time MP and also president of Kaliganj upazila unit Awami League, went to India on May 12 on a personal visit to receive treatment. He went missing on May 13 after leaving the flat in Kolkata’s Borah Nagar area.
According to the Kolkata police sources, Anwarul was taken to a flat in New Town in Kolkata, where he was believed to be strangled to death and his body was cut into pieces.