N'ganj lawyers threaten to siege RAB-11 office

07 May 2014 bdnews24.com


The lawyers in Narayanganj have threatened to lay siege to the RAB-11 office on May 11 if the investigation into the murders of seven people including senior lawyer Chandan Kumar Sarker sees no ' tangible progress'.President of the Narayanganj Lawyers Association Sakhawat Hossain issued the threat on Tuesday from a rally in the city as no accused has been arrested yet in the case filed over the abductions and killings that took place a week ago. Father-in-law of slain city Councillor Nazrul Islam, Shahidul Islam has already alleged that officials of the RAB-11 were involved in the abductions and murders.It is alleged that Advocate Sarker and his car driver were whisked away on Apr 27 as they were witness to the abduction of Nazrul and his four aides.Bodies of all of them were found floating on the Shitalakhya river several days later. Their hands and legs were tied up. The district's lawyers association has since been demonstrating to protest against the murders. They also observed a general strike in Narayanganj on Sunday.After a protest procession at Chandmari area on Tuesday, Sakhawat Hossain at the rally declared, "We will lay a siege to the RAB-11 office on Sunday (May 11) if there is no progress in the probe and the accused are not arrested by Saturday."

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