Thursday, June 13, 2024

List of 42 top criminals revealed in parliament

Govt apparently knows nothing about 21 absconding criminals
The home affairs minister, Sahara Khatun, revealed in the Parliament an updated list of the country’s 42 top criminals who are believed to have fled abroad.
Sahara, answering a question from Hafiz Uddin Ahmed of the Jatiya Party, said that there is a list of 42 top criminals.
She said that a total of 111 criminals were killed in encounters with the law enforcing agencies in 2009. Some 82 members of the police were injured and one of them was killed in those incidents. She added that two members of the elite Rapid Action Battalion were also killed.
The government has information on 21 of the top criminals but so far has learnt nothing about the others. Of the 21, ten are reportedly absconding at home and abroad. They are Kala Jahangir, Khandakar Tanvirul Islam, Imam Hossain, Prakash Kumar Biswas, Jabbar Munnah, Mollah Masud, Zafar Ahmed, Kamrul Hasan, Shamim Ahmed (Aga Shamim) and Aminur Rashid Sagar (Tokai Sagar). Liakot Hossain was shown as having disappeared.
According to the list, Titon, Sohel (Freedom Sohel), Haris Ahmed (arrested in India), Khorshed Alam alias Rashu, Abbas (Killer Abbas), Kamal Pasha, Arman, Moshiur Rahman Kochi, Subroto Bain and Imamul Hossain alias Pichchi Helal) have been arrested, according to the home affairs minister.
The 21 criminals, of whose whereabouts the government is apparently unaware of, are Kazi Ataur Rahman Litu, Chhadiqur Rahman Hiru, Islam alias Bihari Munnah, Noor Mohammad, Mr T (T Babu), Mohammed Ashik alias Ashikul Islam, Shahidullah (Lebu Shahid), Sumon, Touhiduzzaman Khan alias Tikka, Arif Hossain Badal, Mia Delwar Hossain, Abul Kashem alias Hadi, Jashim alias Jassi, Motka Dulal, Golam Mostafa, Mohammad Selim, Munnah alias Monu Mia, Mofizur Rahman Mamun, Robi, Tuku Khan and Mamun.
In answer to another question, the home minister said that the government has taken measures to extradite six army officers convicted in the Sheikh Mujibur Rahman murder case.
She hoped that the killers would soon be brought home to face execution. Five of the 12 convicts of the case were hanged in the Dhaka Central Jail in January. Six others are absconding in various parts of the world.
Sahara, while replying to a question from Ilias Uddin Mollah of the Dhaka-16 constituency, said that the government has sent a red notice through the INTERPOL against the absconders.
The home affairs minister said that among the convicts M Rashed Chowdhury was either in Canada, Germany, Libya, Thailand or America; SHMB Noor Chowdhury is either in Canada or Pakistan; Khan Moslemuddin is either in India or Pakistan; Abdur Rashid Khandakar might be hiding either in the United Kingdom, Libya, Thailand, Belgium, United States, France, Italy, Lebanon, Poland or Switzerland; Sharful Haq Dalim may be absconding either in the United Kingdom, Thailand, Unites States, Libya, China or Kenya; and Abdul Majed might be absconding in India or Pakistan.
Foreign affairs minister Dipu Moni, in reply to another question from Nasrul Hamid, said that the government was sparing no diplomatic and legal effort to bring the killers back.

Courtesy of NewAgebd

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