Ex-BCL leader SK Sajeb, 4 others held: Chopped into 9 pieces for not paying ransom


Staff Reporter  :
Two days after victim went missing; the police recovered nine pieces of a young man’s body from four places on the bank of the Padma river in Haripur, Kushtia.

The operation was conducted at Padma Char from Friday night to Saturday morning and arrested five persons including the ex-BCL leader SK Sajeb.

During the operation, the body parts buried in four places of Char were recovered. Earlier, five friends of Milan Hossain (27) were arrested based on the general diary (GD) of victim’s wife Mim Khatun.

Interrogated by the police, they confessed to the murder. Later, along with them, the police conducted search along the bank of the Padma river.

The deceased Milon Hossain is the son of one Mawla Box of Bahirchar area of Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia. He lived with his wife Mimi Khatun in a rented house in the housing area of Kushtia city. Along with studies, he used to working in online outsourcing.


Kushtia Additional Superintendent of Police (Crime and Ops and Media) Palash Kanti Nath confirmed the matter to the media saying that the expelled former vice-president of Kushtia District Chhatra League SK Sajeb and some of his associates called him to a six-storey building in the area on Wednesday (January 31) morning.

There they demanded a huge amount of ransom from Milon. When Milon refused to pay, he was tortured and killed in various ways. Later, Milon’s body was cut into nine pieces with sharp weapons and buried in four places on the bank of the Padma river.

He said that Mim Khatun, wife of Milon, filed a general diary (GD) with Kushtia Model Police Station that night.

Later, the police arrested Sajib and five people. During interrogation, they confessed to the murder. On Friday (February 2) at 12pm, the police launched an operation along the Padma river with the arrested. Nine pieces of Milon’s body were recovered from four places around 8 am, though they were not found throughout the night.