Extortion to run case costs...

Dhaka, Sunday   25 October 2020

Extortion to run case costs

 Chattogram Metropolis Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:15 PM, 16 October 2020  

Extortion to run case costs

Extortion to run case costs

Bhola is accused in 18 cases including the murder of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of former SP Babul Akter. He was released on bail 10 months ago. After got release, he starts extortion to run the cost of the case.

After receiving the allegation police arrested him on Thursday afternoon from Khalpar area of ​​Kalpalok resident of Bakalia police station in Chattogram.

Bakalia police OC Nezam Uddin said Bhola and his associates had been demanding Tk50 lakh from a person in Rajakhali area. After receiving the allegation he was arrested and sent to jail through the court.

The OC further said that during interrogation, Bhola said that he was extorting money to cover the cost of the case. He is a professional terrorist. There are 18 cases against him, including the murder of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of former SP Babul Akter. He was released on bail 10 months ago and was involved in extortion.

On June 5, 2016, three assailants stabbed and shot Mitu dead when she was taking her son to his school bus stop at GEC intersection in the port city. Babul Akhter filed a murder case with the Panchlaish police station over the incident.

Police arrested Bhola and one of his accomplices with a Point 32 bore pistol 23 days after the murder. The pistol recovered from them was used to kill Mitu, police said at the time. Bhola was later released on bail from the high court in the murder case.

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