Homicide of keraniganj youth: Elevating voice in opposition to crime price him his life

A material dealer’s agency stance in opposition to native criminals and drug dealing in Keraniganj had price him his life, Rab mentioned yesterday.

Saiful Islam was crushed to loss of life late Sunday evening by a gang of 10 to 12 males on Khejurbagh College Street in Dhaka’s Dakkhin Keraniganj, Khandaker Al Moin, director of Rab’s authorized and media wing, advised a briefing yesterday.

One of many suspects, Rajan Hossain, is a neighborhood felony who was arrested in late June. He walked out of jail not too long ago, Moin added.

Rajan thought that he was arrested due to info supplied to legislation enforcers by Saiful, he mentioned.

Saiful was returning residence from his store round 11:30pm when Rajan and the opposite suspects ambushed him and beat him up with cricket bats, sticks, and iron rods.

Because the sufferer fell to the bottom, Rajan gouged out the sufferer’s eyes.

Locals rushed to the spot listening to Saiful’s screams for assist and the suspects fled.

Individuals of the realm then took him to a hospital the place medical doctors pronounced him lifeless.

Rab arrested Rajan and 6 suspects within the capital’s Shahbagh space on Monday.

“The arrestees admitted their involvement within the homicide,” Moin mentioned.

Rajan deliberate the killing after he got here to know that Saiful would go overseas, Moin mentioned.

The attackers have been led by Rajan who used to run a neighborhood rickshaw storage and was concerned in drug dealing, theft, and theft.

There are not less than 5 instances in opposition to him for possession of firearms, medication, and explosives.

The opposite arrestees embody Zane Alam, Sumon Liton Hossain, Dipu, Sarwar Akand, and Sajeeb.

Rab recovered an iron rod, a damaged cricket bat, and a truncheon used to hit the sufferer, Moin mentioned.

“Saiful used to protest in opposition to felony actions and drug commerce in his neighbourhood. He took varied steps to construct a society free of medicine and crime. He additionally assisted legislation enforcement by offering details about drug sellers,” he added.

Earlier, suspects Zane Alam, Sumon and his mom have been arrested, and so they additionally thought Saiful was behind the arrests.

Rab mentioned Alam and Sumon are accused in 4 felony instances. The opposite arrestees are additionally concerned in drug dealing and felony actions, Moin added.

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