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Protest meeting in London against the killing of Rajon

5Ansar Ahmed Ullah

A public meeting was held in London on 14th July at the East London Microbusiness Centre organised by Amra Sylhetbasi in UK against the brutal killing of Rajon, a 13 year old child brutally killed in Sylhet last week.

The Meeting was presided by former student leader Zia Uddin Lala, former GS of Sylhet Madan Mohan College and conducted by Dr Anisur Rahman Anis, Secretary of the Human Rights Council UK. Other speakers included Human Rights activist Ansar Ahmed Ullah of Sylhet Shohor Shommiloni, Abdul Ali Rouf, Chair of Sunamgonj Zilla Association UK, Ahmed Nurul Tipu, former VP Fenchugonj Degree college, Azharul Islam Shiper, former VP Sunamgonj Degree College, former Tower Hamlets Cllr Azizur Rahman Khan, former Mayor Matinuzzaman, Ashraf Uddin, former General secretary of Bangladesh Caterers Association, Abdul Ahad Choudhury, Chair of Bangladesh Human rights commission UK, Dr M A Hannan, Mufti Abdal Ahmed Choudhury, Sheikh Dobir Miah, Journalist Ahad Choudhury Babu, Abdul Hannan, Mojumdar Miah, Shamsul Hoque, Abdul Hoque, Ahmed Fokor Kamal, Angur Miah, freedom fighter Ahbab Choudhury and Faruk Miah amongst many others.

Speakers at the meeting said the child was killed in a brutal, inhuman way and demanded that the Bangladesh government immediately arrest all accused in the murder, suspend the officer of Jalalabad Thana who refused to accept the petition (FIR) earlier, suspend the immigration officer who helped one of the killers to escape by taking bribes and that the law enforcement agencies assist members of Rajon’s family to ensure justice.

The meeting decided to put forward a memorandum to the Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Home Minister, Foreign Minister and Foreign Welfare Minister to take immediate action against those who carried out this brutal murder. In addition the meeting thanked the government for forming an investigation team led by one of the members of Parliament to investigate the incident and discover the facts leading to the murder.