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Court order: Publish ad on 3 absconding accused of Rajon murder

5A Sylhet court has ordered the government to publish advertisement on three absconding accused in Rajon murder case.
Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate 1 Md Shahedul Karim passed the order on Monday morning, said Public Prosecutor Advocate Misbah Uddin Siraj.
The court also fixed September 7 for next hearing of the case and ordered the absconding accused to surrender before it by that date.
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Kamrul was detained by Bangladeshis in Saudi Arabia and handed over to the police. Two of his brothers – Shamim and Pavel – are on the run.
The court said if the absconding accused do not surrender within the given time, it will begin trial process in absentia.
On August 24, the court issued arrest warrant against three absconding accused. It also ordered to confiscate the belongings of the three accused at large.
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Police submitted the charge sheet against 13 people including Kamrul Islam, Muhit Alam, 32, his brother Shamim Alam, 20, Pavel Islam, 18, and Haider alias Ali, 34.
Eight of them have given confessional statement under section 164 of the penal code before the court.
Inspector of Detective Branch of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, also the Investigation Officer of the case, Suranjit Talukdar submitted the charge sheet, making Kamrul the prime accused in the case.
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Rajon, the ill-fated teenager, was tortured to death by a group of persons at Kumargaon on the outskirts of Sylhet city around 7:30am on July 8.
The accused filmed the torture of the boy.
A 28-minute video, recorded on a mobile phone camera, shows the victim tied to a pole in front of a workshop in the still-closed Sultan Ali Market, beside the Dhaka-Sunamganj road.
From the video, it seemed there were five to six men who took part in the barbaric torture.
After the attack, Prof Zafar Iqbal, a secular figure and a popular science-fiction writer, sat in the rain in front of the VC office for several hours in protest. His wife Prof Yasmeen Haque was among the teachers who the Chhatra League members assaulted.
Hundreds of people came down hard on the ruling party’s student body as soon as the news and photographs of the attack and Prof Zafar Iqbal’s protest came up in social media.