Nur Hossain shifted to Dhaka Central Jail after court sentence in Narayanganj
13 November 2015, Nirapad News: A Narayanganj court sentenced Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the sensational seven-murder case, to jail on Friday.
Judge of the Narayanganj Chief Judicial Magistrate court Shahidul Islam passed the order after after police produced him in the court around 2:45 pm.
Earlier, Nur Hossain was taken to the court from the district police lines amid tight security.
Court’s additional public prosecutor (APP) KM Fazlur Rahman said that police sought court order to show Nur Hossain in 11 cases. Later, the court ordered to send him to jail accepting the plea of police.
Immediately after court order, Nur Hossain was taken to Narayanganj Distirct jail from the court.
Later Nur Hossain has been shifted to Dhaka Central Jail.
Dhaka Central Jail Super Jahangir Alam said: “Nur Hossain was taken to Dhaka jail around 4:15pm Friday.”
Narayanganj Jail Super Halima Khatun said: “Nur Hossain was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail for security reasons as he is an accused in a sensational case.”
On Thursday night, the prime accused in the sensational seven-murder case and also the former councilor of Narayanganj City Corporation has been brought back home from India.
Indian Border security force handed over Nur Hossain to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) through Benapole check post around 11:20pm.
Later, he was taken to Rapid Action Battalion-1 headquarters in the city around 6:50am.
RAB-1 members handed over him to Narayanganj police, RAB director Mufti Mahmud Khan said at a press briefing at its headquarters around 7:05am.
On 27 April, 2014, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted by miscreants from Fatullah area of Narayanganj. Hours after their abduction, senior lawyer at district Judge’s Court Chandan Kumar Sarker and his driver were also abducted on their way to capital Dhaka.
Three days into their abduction, the bodies of six people, including that of Nazrul and Chandan Kumar, were recovered from the Shitalakhya river on 30 April in the same year. The following day, the body of Jahangir, car driver of Nazrul Islam, was also recovered from the river.
Nur Hossian, a Narayanganj city Awami League leader and also a councillor, and his associates remained absconding following the abduction and killing of the seven people.
Shahidul Islam alias Shahid chairman, father-in-law of slain Nazrul Islam, alleged that some officials of elite force RAB killed Nazrul Islam in exchange for Tk 6 crore from city councillor Nur Hossain.
On June 14, 2014, the Indian National Investigation Unit jointly with Anti-Terrorism Squad had arrested Nur Hossain, along with two other Bangladeshis in Barasat of West Bengal province.
On April 8 this year, police submitted the charge sheet of the Narayanganj seven-murder case against 35, naming Nur Hossain as the prime accused.