Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Three bullet-hit bodies recovered from Purbachal area under Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj have been identified. They were friends one another and they all were engaged in jhut (scrap fabrics from garment factories) business in the capital Dhaka.
The deceased were known as Sohag Bhuiyan, 32, son of Shahidullah of the capital’s Mohakhali Nikunja area, Shimul Azad, 30, son of Abdul Mannan of Mughda-Manda, and Nur Hossain Babu, 30, brother-in-law (husband of wife’s sister) of the deceased Shimul Azad.
Relatives said they three went out from home to visit Shimul Azad’s home village in Jhenidah on Wednesday. Several people identifying themselves as members of Detective Branch (DB) of Police picked up them from the passenger bus they travelled in after they had crossed the Padma river from Mawa by ferry. Since, they were missing.
Ayesha Akter Anna, wife of deceased’s Shimul, claimed that no of them was involved in politics.
Locals and police said bullet-hit bodies of the three young men were found at Alampur area Purbachal in the morning. Being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies. Later, relatives identified the bodies.
Moniruzzaman Monir, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Rupganj Police Station, said marks of bullet were found on different parts of the deceased including their heads. The bodies might be left there after they had been killed.
65 pieces of Yaba tablets were also found in pocket of one of the deceased. Police are trying to uncover mystery behind the killing, he added.
risingbd/Narayanganj/September 14, 2018/Hassan-Ul-Rakib/A K Azad