The High Court on Monday felt embarrassed to hear a petition filed by suspended Rab official Tareque Sayeed seeking termination of a case filed by the son-in-law of slain lawyer Chandan Kumar Sarker in connection with Narayanganj seven murders.
The petition was placed before an HC bench comprising Justice Md Emdadul Huq and Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan.
Golam Kibria, Tareque Sayeed’s counsel, said as the HC bench felt embarrassed to hear it, and the documents of the petition will be sent to the Chief Justice who will make a bench for hearing over the petition.
On February 24, Tareque Sayeed filed a petition seeking cancellation of the case.
On April 27, 2014, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted by miscreants from Fatullah area of Narayanganj.
Hours after their abduction, senior lawyer at District Judge’s Court Chandan Kumar Sarker and his driver were also abducted on their way to capital Dhaka.
Three days into their abduction, the bodies of six people, including that of Nazrul and Chandan Kumar, were recovered from the Shitalakhya River on April 30. Besides, the following day, the body of Jahangir, car driver of Nazrul Islam, was recovered from the river.
After the murder of seven people, Selina Islam filed a case against six people while Advocate Chandan Sarkar’s son-in-law filed another case.
On April 8, 2015, detectives pressed charges against 35 people, including the three sacked Rab officials and Nur Hossain, now in an Indian jail, in connection with the seven murders.