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Police detains Jhenaidah AL leader in MP Anar murder

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Published: 19:42, 11 June 2024

Police detains Jhenaidah AL leader in MP Anar murder

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Jhenaidah District Awami League General Secretary, Saidul Karim Rintu has been detained for his alleged involvement in the murder of Jhenaidah-4 Member of Parliament (MP) Anwarul Azim Anar by the Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Tuesday (11 June).

He was detained from the capital's Dhanmondi area this noon and taken to DB office on Minto road for interrogation, a DB official confirmed the matter.

Earlier, one of the accused in the murder, Shimul Bhuiyan, mentioned the involvement of several Awami League leaders in MP Azim's murder in his statement given to the court, according to officials of the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.

Jhenaidah Awami League Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Kazi Kamal Ahmed Babu was arrested from Jhenaidah recently based on the information provided by Shimul Bhuiyan and was placed on seven-day remand on 9 June. Meanwhile, a Dhaka court today denied bail plea for Celesty Rahman in the MP Azim case. 

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