Bagha Municipality Mayor DB arrested in Dhaka


Rajshahi’s Bagha Upazila Awami League General Secretary Ashraful Islam Babul, the main accused in the murder case, Mayor of Bagha Municipality. Akkach Ali was arrested from Dhaka by the detective police. There are 22 cases and 17 general diaries against him.

DMP Commissioner Habibur Rahman confirmed this information on Friday (July 5) night. He said, he was arrested in a murder case of Bagha police station. Later he was handed over to Bagha police station.

On June 22, Bagha Upazila Awami League formed a human chain in front of the Bagha Upazila Parishad square against the irregularities, corruption and arbitrariness of the Municipal Mayor Akkach. At that time, the human chain was attacked under the leadership of the municipal mayor. Bagha Upazila Awami League General Secretary Ashraful Islam Babul was seriously injured. Later on June 26, he died while undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Medical College (Ramek) Hospital. After that Akkach Ali came to Dhaka and went into hiding.

Aminul Islam, OC of Bagha police station, said that a case was filed against the mayor of Babul as the main accused in Babul’s murder. Eight people have been arrested in this case, including Mayor’s brother-in-law UP Chairman and District Jubo League leader Merajur Islam Meraj.

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