Accused Chhatra Dal leader dies in road crash
10 February 2015, Nirapad News: A former Chhatra Dal leader named Sohel, 32, son of Babul Mia of Jagmohanpur village in Comilla who was accused in the Chauddagram arson attack case died in a road crash early yesterday.
He was a Chhatra Dal leader of Chauddagram upazila.
Police said Sohel was injured in a road accident in Hasanpur of Daudkandi upazila around 2:30 am and was taken to Gauripur Health Complex where he died while receiving treatment.
His body was sent to Comilla Medical College Hospital for autopsy yesterday noon, said Daudkandi Model police station OC Md Abu Salam Mia.
Sohel’s father Babul said his son is a member of the incumbent union unit of the BNP. “He has been in hiding since he was named in the arson attack case but I do not know how he ended up in Daudkandi”.
But OC of Chauddagram police station Uttam Kumar Chakrabarty said Sohel had been in hiding for long.
“He was accused in 12 cases, including murder, extortion, acts of terrorism and drug peddling”.
In the early hours on February 3, eight people died when a petrol bomb was hurled at a bus in Jagmohanpur.