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N'ganj 7 murders staged in planned way: AG

N'ganj 7 murders staged in planned way: AG

Describing the sensational seven murders of Narayanganj as a planned incident, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Sunday said people's confidence in the law enforcement agencies should be reinstated through the verdict in the cases filed over the incident, reports UNB. Taking part in the hearing on the death reference and appeals filed by the death-row convicts, he also sough highest punishment for the mastermind, Nur Hossain. The state completed placing the arguments on the death reference and appeals filed by 26 condemned convicts in two cases filed over the seven-murder incident. The hearing took place at the bench of Justice N'ganj 7 murders From Page 16 Col. 1 Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam. The court fixed Monday for hearing the arguments from the defence lawyers. Earlier, on May 22, the High Court started hearing on the death reference and appeals of the death-row convicts. The paper book and all documents related to the murder cases were sent to the High Court on May 7. A court of Narayanganj on January 16 last sentenced 26 people, including three sacked Rab officials and ex-city councillor Nur Hossain, to death and nine others to different jail terms in the two cases filed over the sensational seven-murder incident. On 27 April 2014, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted from Fatullah area of Narayanganj. At the same time, senior lawyer at the District Judge's Court Chandan Kumar Sarkar and his driver were abducted on their way to the capital. Three days after their abduction, the bodies of six of them, including Nazrul and Chandan, were recovered from the Shitalakhya River. The following day, the body of Nazrul's car driver Jahangir was recovered from the river. Later, Selina Islam Beauty, the widow of Nazrul Islam, filed a case against six people while Advocate Chandan Sarkar's son-in-law filed the other case.

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