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Chandan Sarker's family meets PM

By UNB, DHAKA
12th-May-2014       
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reaffirmed that her government will ensure the punishment of the culprits who are behind the sensational Narayanganj seven murders.
The Prime Minister came up with the assurance when family members of slain senior lawyer Chandan Sarker met her at her official residence Ganobhaban. PM's special assistance Mahbubul Hoque Skhakil briefed reporters after the meeting.
He said the Prime Minister turned emotional when she saw Archana Sarker, wife of slain Chandan Sarker, and hugged her.
Chandan Sarker's daughters Dr Sejunti Sarkar, Dr Sushmita Sarkar, Swati Sarker and Shaptarshi Sarker, son-in-laws Dr Bijoy Kumar Pal, Ranjit Debnath and Amit Singha, and granddaughter Roudeshi Sarker were present on the occasion.
Sheikh Hasina told Chandan Sarker's family members that an all-out effort is going on to arrest the culprits behind these inhumane killings. "After hearing the news, I've directed the law enforcement agencies to act quickly to identify and arrest the culprits through a proper investigation," she said.
Hasina also mentioned that the government has already removed the high officials of the local administration, Rab and police. "The government isn't sitting idle," she asserted.
Chandan Sarker's wife Archana Sarker said that they have the firm belief that the Prime Minister could ensure the punishment of all the culprits.
She also expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister for the steps that have been taken so far by her government.
Archana said that the Prime Minister herself knows the pain of losing close relatives. "It's only possible for you to ensure justice," Archana said.
Chandan was not only a lawyer, but also a poet, Archana told the PM and handed her two books of poems of her slain husband.
Receiving the books, Sheikh Hasina said the trial and punishment of those who killed an innocent man like him would be ensured.

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