Murder at Cheragi corner to avenge ‘throwing chair’

Two days ago, Askar Ibn Tareq Ivan (18) was killed while trying to take revenge on one of the members of two groups of teenagers at the corner of Cheragi hill in the city. That is what the police said.

Evan is a twelfth year student of BAF Shaheen College.

Frequent quarrels and fights between the two local teenagers over dominance in the area. Due to this, they got into a fight again on Friday (April 22) night at the corner of Cheragi hill in the city.

Ivan was stabbed to death by his opponent.

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Although a member of one of the two conflicting parties was known as a BCL activist in Jamalkhan area, he was not in any committee.

After the incident, police arrested Shovon, 18, a member of another youth group from Jamalkhan and Cheragi hills.

He was arrested after conducting raids in different parts of the city on Friday night.

Jasim Uddin, deputy commissioner of the south zone of Chittagong city police, said, “Fighting started on Friday night due to a dispute between the two parties two days ago. In Jamalkhan area of ​​the city, two days ago, a fight broke out between two people named Ivan and Dhruv over sitting on the seat at night. At that moment, Ivan threw the chair and killed Dhruv. As a result, Dhruv and his accomplices beat up one of Evan’s supporters, Amit, on Friday night. “

Amit was stopped when he tried to go to the police station for treatment and case, he said. Ivan, who was present at the scene, was stabbed.

Police and eyewitnesses said that at first, Ivan was taken inside the Rajapukur lane adjacent to Azadi lane at the corner of Cheragi hill and stabbed several times. He was later brought to the mouth of Cheragi hill and beaten again.

He was later taken to hospital where he died. The deceased was identified as Ivan, son of SM Tareq of Jamiruddin Mansion in Enayet Bazar area of ​​the city.

According to preliminary information, after the killing on Friday night, one of the parties stabbed Ivan and fled due to previous hostilities.

At the entrance of the alley where Ivan was stabbed at the Cheragi junction is the house of Shaibal Das Sumon, Councilor of Jamalkhan Ward No. 21.

Behind one of the two disputed youth groups are some leaders of Chhatra League who follow this councilor. Behind the other is another person named Sabbir Sadiq who introduced Chhatra League.

Sadiq from Rahmatganj area of ​​the city tried to exert influence in the area by claiming to be the leader of Mahanagar Chhatra League. There are some teenagers following him who are said to be involved in crime in different areas.

Zakaria Dastagir, general secretary of Chittagong Metropolitan BCL, said, “We do not have any leader by the name of Sabbir Sadiq, but he introduces himself as the leader of BCL. Besides, the deceased Evan is also not in any committee of Chhatra League.

Although the police did not directly admit any side, they have confirmed that the killing took place due to the previous enmity between the two parties.

Senior police officials also visited the spot on Saturday (April 23) at noon. After the inspection, Deputy Commissioner Jasim Uddin said, “Initially, we felt that the killings were due to a conflict among ourselves. We have monitored the situation, digitally verified and identified the killers. “

Mentioning that a teenager had been arrested, he said, “He also admitted that he was slightly injured in the attack and was involved in the killings. We have already identified four people involved in the incident. We got their names and addresses. The operation to arrest them is continuing. ”

In response to a question, he said, “I still don’t know if the United States has any political affiliation with this incident.”

Claiming that the Chittagong Metropolitan Police is in a tough position, he said, “Everyone wants to have tea after Iftar during Ramadan. But lately, some of the rising boys have committed crimes by recklessly riding motorcycles. Special police operations are underway to stop these incidents. ”

A person working in an organization in Cheragi Pahar area said on condition of anonymity, “In the past, journalists, cultural activists and literary activists used to hang out here regularly. The environment in the area has deteriorated since the recent rise of ‘violence’ by teenagers. So many people avoid this area. ”

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