Judicial probe body visits Aminbazar
The one member judicial committee, formed on Wednesday to probe the killing of six students at Aminbazar on the outskirts of the capital, visited the spot yesterday and talked to the locals.
During his visit at around 1:30pm, committee member Metropolitan Magistrate Utpal Chowdhury told the reporters that the committee would submit its report within 30 days fixed by the High Court.
In response to a writ petition filed by the National Forum for Protection of Human Rights, the HC on August 3 asked the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate to form a committee with a magistrate to investigate the tragic incident.
Six students were killed brutally by several hundred people at Keblar Char in Aminbazar during early hours of July 18.
The deceased students are Tipu Sultan of Tejgaon College, Towhidur Rahman Palash, Kamruzzaman Kanto and Ibrahim Khalil of Mirpur Bangla College, Shams Rahim Shamam of Maple Leaf International School, and Sitaf Jabi Munif of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology.
Anwar Hossain, sub-inspector of Savar Police Station, filed a case accusing around five hundred unidentified villagers.
On July 28, the government ordered to include Aminbazar killing in the home ministry’s list of sensational cases.
-With The Daily Star input