Shariful Islam of Akandbaria village in Chuadanga Sadar upazila committed suicide 25 years ago. That Shariful has recently been mentioned as a fugitive accused in a drug case. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) filed the case at Darshana police station on May 1.
According to BGB sources, Uthli border post of Jivannagar upazila of Chuadanga under Maheshpur Battalion (56 BGB). A team led by its Naib Subedar Nurul Haque conducted an anti-drug drive at Gangpara village of Akandbaria in Chuadanga Sadar on the night of April 30. Bilu Khatun (45), his son Ujjwal (28) and Md. Nizam (52) was arrested. Six people fled the scene during the operation. Later, Naib Subedar Nurul Haque filed a case against nine people at Darshana police station on May 1.
The three arrested in the case filed by the BGB were shown arrested. In addition, the six fugitives were mentioned as fugitives. The six are Bilu Khatun’s deceased husband Shariful Islam, Akandbaria resident Akash (28), Batas (22), Bipul (35), Liton (40) and Sabura Khatun (40). They are related to each other.
Darshana police sub-inspector (SI) Harun Aur Rashid is investigating the case. He told Prothom Alo that he had recently visited Akandbaria and Gaidghat villages for investigation. He went to find out about Shariful and talked to their relatives and neighbors.
Then Harun Aur Rashid came to know that Shariful was born in Gaidghat but lived in Akandabaria. He committed suicide 25 years ago due to a family quarrel.
Haroon Aur Rashid said the investigation report would be submitted to the court soon. Shariful’s death will be mentioned there.
Lt. Col. Kamrul Ahsan, director of the Maheshpur Battalion (56 BGB), said on Sunday that the omission of Shariful’s name in the statement was an unintentional mistake. The statement will be amended and the court will be informed.