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13 indicted for killing Rajon Case in Sylhet

47A Sylhet court today framed charges against 13 people including fugitive accused Kamrul Islam for the brutal killing of 13-year-old Rajon.
Judge Akbor Hossain Mridha of Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court framed the charges this noon under Section 302/34.
The trial will begin on October 1 with recording statement of the witnesses.
Apart from Kamrul, the other accused are Muhit Alam, Ali Haider, Nurul Amin, Dulal Ahmed, Nur Mia, Ayaz Ali, Badal, Firoz Ali, Shamim, Ruhul Amin, Pavel and Asmat Ali.
Besides, charges against Muhit Alam, Moyna, Shamim and Taj were also framed under Section 201 for their involvement in hiding the dead body.
Prosecutor Mokur Ali told reporters that statements from the witnesses will be recorded till October 15.
On July 8, Rajon was beaten to death by Kamrul and other brutes in Kumargaon Bus Stand area of Sylhet Sadar upazila.
His “crime”, they claimed, was trying to steal a rickshaw van. One of culprits filmed the murder incident on a mobile phone and shared it on the social media.
Forty days into the gruesome murder, police on August 16 pressed charges against 13 people, including prime accused Kamrul, for their involvement in the killing.
In the charge sheet submitted to a Sylhet court, police showed three accused, including Kamrul, absconding and 10 others arrested.
Kamrul fled to Saudi Arabia soon after the incident. He was later detained by Saudi police. Despite Bangladesh government’s diplomatic efforts to bring him back, the Saudi authorities are yet to make it clear when they will repatriate him.