Cattle trader shot dead in Feni

Accused Municipal Councilor Abul Kalam (Photo: Daily Odhikar)

In Feni, a cattle trader named Shah Jalal was shot dead in the local ward A. A case has been filed against Abul Kalam, general secretary of the league and municipal councilor.

On Friday (July 16) afternoon, the victim’s cousin Anwar Hossain filed the case with the Feni Model Police Station.

Meanwhile, police raided the house of accused councilor Abul Kalam and seized a blood-stained Punjabi and two motorcycles.

Incidentally, Shah Jalal, son of Abdul Jabbar of Sagli village of Karimganj police station in Kishoreganj district, reached in front of Sultanpur Saheb’s house in Ward No. 8 of Feni Municipality with a truck loaded with cows around 2.30 pm on Thursday.

At that time, local councilor Abul Kalam and his associates who came on two motorcycles tried to snatch the truck. The businessman Shahjalal and his relatives prevented this.

At one stage, Councilor Abul Kalam picked up businessman Shahjalal and shot him dead at night. Locals claim the councilor was wearing white pajamas and Punjabi at the time.

Upon receiving the news, the police recovered the body of the deceased and raided the house of the accused councilor and seized a blood-stained Punjabi and two motorcycles.

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The accused, including Councilor Abul Kalam, have been absconding since the incident.

Feni Superintendent of Police Khandaker Nurunnabi said an associate of the councilor had been arrested in the incident.

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