The son of a Union Parishad (UP) chairman has been hacked to death in Bhairab, Kishoreganj. The deceased was identified as Mohiuddin Prabal, 18. Prabal is the son of Hossain Bhuiyan, chairman of Musapur UP in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi and general secretary of the union Awami League.
CID police recovered Prabal’s body from a shop in Bhairab bus stand area on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway around 11pm on Tuesday. Locals are claiming that the murder was due to a dispute between a teenage gang.
According to local and police sources, there is a private hospital in Bhairab called Prabal’s father’s Matrika General Hospital. Family members live on the second floor of the building. Prabal has now passed SSC from a local school. Coral was friends with a teenage gang in Bhairab. Antar Mia (24) is leading a teenage gang in Bhairab bus stand area. Corals form friendships with the heart. Recently, the relationship between the two was not going well. The two sides clashed in the bus stand area in the evening.
Two hours after the news of the clash spread, at around 8 pm, the police came to know that blood was pouring from inside a shop called Shakil Motors in the bus stand area. The owner of the shop is Antar’s father Zillur Rahman. The police came and broke the door of the locked room and entered and saw the body of the coral lying there. Around 11 pm, CID police personnel went to the spot and recovered the body and took it to the police station.
According to Prabal’s father Hossain Bhuiyan, members of a teenage gang led by Antar often demanded money from Prabal. They were threatened with death if they did not pay the dues. At around 2.30 pm yesterday, Prabal left the house on a motorcycle. After a few hours, the boy could not be found on his mobile phone. The perpetrators took away the boy’s motorcycle and mobile phone.
Bhairab police officer in charge. Shahin claims that there is no gang in Bhairab even though there are juvenile offenders.
Bhairab Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Kazi Mahfuz Hasan Siddiqui was present at the spot while retrieving the body. He said the coral was hacked to death with a sharp weapon. However, no arrests have been made so far. In this case, there will be a murder case on behalf of Prabal’s family.
Since the incident, all the businesses under the control of Antar’s father Zillur Rahman have been locked in the bus stand area. There was no one at home. The cellphone was found turned off. It was not possible to speak to anyone about the allegations.