Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Court accepts Limon’s mother’s objection

Police bid to prove RAB innocent Court accepts Limon’s mother’s objection A Jhalakathi court on Thursday, after accepting ‘no-confidence’ (Naraji) petition of the complainant vis-à-vis the police report declaring RAB innocent of maiming Limon, asked the police to submit the case documents. The same court, while correcting a previous order, asked for fresh investigation before ... Read more

Eminent citizens stand by Limon

A group of 19 eminent citizens started for Jhalakathi last night to show sympathy and solidarity for Limon Hossain, who was shot and maimed by Rab last year. A brick kiln worker and college student, Limon had to have his left leg amputated from thigh after Rab shot him without caring to verify his identity ... Read more

‘Rab source’ summoned

Int’l rights watchdog says abuse of Limon ‘adds gross insult to already grievous injury’ A Jhalakathi court yesterday asked “Rab informant” Ibrahim Hawlader to appear before it on September 26 for attacking Limon Hossain and his family and threatening them with death. Senior Judicial Magistrate Shahidul Islam issued the order after Rajapur police yesterday gave ... Read more

‘Rab source’ is the attacker, not Limon

Finds police probe; HR commission to go to HC A police report has found “Rab source” Ibrahim Hawlader and his associates guilty of attacking Jhalakathi college student Limon Hossain on Eid day. Ibrahim and his aides swooped on Limon and his mother and brother on August 20. For the assault, Limon’s mother Henoara Begum on ... Read more

Left parties demand judicial probe

Torture on Limon Left parties demand judicial probe Different left-leaning political parties on Friday protested against filing murder case against mother of Limon Hossain and his family members and demanded judicial enquiry into the allegation of tortures on Limon by members of Rapid Action Battalion. The central steering committee of the Democratic Left Alliance, a ... Read more

Limon’s family leaves home in fear

The family of Limon Hossain, a college student maimed by Rapid Action Battalion, left their home on Friday as they felt insecure after a Jhalakathi court ordered the police to record a murder case against them. Rajapur police officer-in charge Tofazzal Hossain said he was yet to receive the court order. After receiving the order, ... Read more

Murder case filed against Limon, family

The man who had apparently led the attack on Limon Hossain, a college student maimed by Rapid Action Battalion, and his mother filed a murder case against Limon’s parents, brother and relatives on Thursday. Ibrahim Howlader, known as an informer of the RAB, filed the case with the Jhalakathi Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court, accusing Limon’s ... Read more

Police report biased: rights activists

Limon shooting Police report biased: rights activists Rights activists, lawyers and columnists condemned the final report the police submitted in the case filed against the Rapid Action Battalion for an attempt at murder of Limon Hossain, a college student who had to have his leg amputated after being shot by the force. They said that ... Read more

Against All Odds

One lost a leg in Rab shooting. The other lost four fingers of her right hand — her husband chopped them off to compel her to stop study. But Limon Hossain, the Rab victim, and Hawa Akhter Jui, the victim of her husband’s brutality, defied their odds and appeared in the HSC examinations that began

Goons attack demo for Limon

Unidentified goons attacked a rally organised in the city on Friday afternoon in protest against ‘state-sponsored terrorism’ against Limon Hossain. Witnesses and organisers said a group of youths had pounced on the demonstration when a street drama, Khekshial (jackals) was being staged by Aranyak Natyadal in front of the National Museum at

Call for credible probe

Limon Shot to Disability Call for credible probe Amnesty terms govt’s dealing a mockery, says it exposes contradictions, lack of accountability within state system Amnesty International yesterday said the government’s dealing with the Limon issue was a mockery and it exposed contradictions and lack of accountability within the state system. Limon Hossain, a college student, ... Read more

They all speak of Limon’s innocence

Shot into Disability by Rab They all speak of Limon’s innocence The High Court order to grant Limon six months’ bail and ensure his proper treatment has brought relief not only to Limon’s family but also to his villagers and well-wishers. Meanwhile, The Daily Star’s special correspondent Morshed Ali Khan visited Limon’s village in Rajapur ... Read more

For whom Limon was shot

Rab was looking for notorious gangster Murshed The members of Jhalakathi Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) were tense on March 23. They were in pursuit of one of the most notorious gangs in the southern region hiding along the border of Rajapur and Kowkhali police stations in Jhalakathi and Pirojpur districts. The area is crisscrossed by ... Read more

Limon gets bail

HC asks govt to arrange his treatment The High Court (HC) on Thursday granted bail for six months to Limon Hossain, who was shot into disability by Rapid Action Battalion, in an arms case filed against him by the elite force with Rajapur Police Station in Jhalakathi. The court also directed the government to arrange ... Read more

Victim back to hospital again

Shot into Disability by Rab Victim back to hospital again HR chief questions the way he was sent to jail Limon Hossain, left maimed in a Rab firing, was shifted to a Barisal hospital from Jhalakathi jail for treatment yesterday. The latest development followed National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman questioning the court ... Read more