Kalyanpur militant den raid: Indictment order Mar 2

Dhaka, Thursday   09 April 2020


Kalyanpur militant den raid: Indictment order Mar 2

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:49 PM, 6 February 2020   Updated: 05:20 PM, 6 February 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

A Dhaka court on Thursday set March 2 to pass order on charge framing in a case filed over casualties that took place while law enforcement agency conducting raid in a militant den in capital’s Kalyanpur area in 2016. 

Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal Judge Mojibur Rahman passed the order this morning after holding hearing on charge framing.

On July 25, 2016, law enforcement agencies conducted a nightlong raid at Jahaj Building on Road-5 in Kalyanpur.  A total of nine militants were killed at the scene in the morning as they locked in a gun battle with the law enforcers. Another militant named Regan got injured in the incident.

All of them were found to be the members of banned militant outfit neo-JMB.  

Two days after the raid, Mirpur Model Police Station Inspector (operation) Md Shah Jalal Alam filed the case against 10. Later on April 11, 2019, investigation officer and Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit Inspector Mohammad Jahangir Alam filed charge-sheet against 10. 

The accused are - Rakibul Hasan Rigan, 21, Salah Uddin Kamran, 30, Abdur Rouf Prodhan, 63, Aslam Hossain alias Rashed alias Abu Jarra alias Rash, 20, Shariful Islam alias Khaled alias Solaiman, 25, Mamunur Rashid Ripon alias Mamun, 30, Azadul Kabiraj alias heartbeat, 28, Mufti Mawlana Abul Kashem alias Boro Hujur, 60, Abdus Sabur Khan Hasan alias Sohel Mahfuz alias Nasrullah Haque alias Musafir alias Joy alias Kulmen, 33, and Hadisur Rahman Sagar, 40. Of them, Azadul Kabiraj is yet to be arrested.