Twaki murder: suspect’s bail off

The Apellate Division has suspended for a month the bail for an accused in the murder of teenager Tanvir Mohammad Twaki, son of Narayangaj’s civil movement leader Rafiur Rabbi.

Vacation chamber justice Hasan Foyez Siddiqui ordered the suspension of the bail for murder suspect Saleh Rahman Simanta on Tuesday.

He also asked the prosecution to file an appeal within one month.

Deputy Attormey General Ikramul Haque Tutul told bdnews24.com, “the accused is still in prison. He cannot get out for the time being due to the order by the chamber judge.”

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam conducted the hearing on behalf of the state on Tuesday accompanied by Mohammad Ikramul Haque Tutul.

The bench of Justice Naima Haider and AMB Altaf Hossain had granted six months’ interim bail to murder suspect Saleh Rahman Simanta.

The High Court also issued a rule asking the prosecution to explain why the accused should not be given bail.

The prosecution went to the appellate division against the High Court’s order on Jun 26. On that day. Appellate Division Chamber Judge Mohammad Anwarul Haque adjourned the hearing till Jul 2.

Twaki, an A-Level student at the ABC International School and son of former president of the Narayanganj Sangskritik Jote, went missing on Mar 6. Two days later the teenager’s body was found in a canal next to the Shitalakkhya River.

His father filed an initial complaint without naming anyone but later sent a written complaint to the Superintendant of Police on Mar 18, listing seven suspects, including
Simanta.

The police have so far arrested three people in connection with the crime.

The police began an investigation but the High Court on Jun 20 handed it over the probe to RAB.

Rafiur Rabbi has been blaming Awami League leader AKM Shamim Osman for his son’s murder.

Those named as suspects are Osman’s son Ayon Osman, Ayon’s two accomplices Saleh Rahman Simanta and Rifat, district Jubo League Publicity and Publication Secretary Zahirul Islam Parvez alias Kangaroo Parvez, district Chhatra League Vice-president Rajib Das and General Secretary Mizanur Rahman Sujon.

Besides Simanta, two other suspects, Rifat and Yusuf Hossain Liton, have also been detained.

Former MP Shamim Osman has denied allegations of his involvement in Twaki’s murder.

Source: Bd news24

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