Tipu-Prity murder: AL leader Ashraf among 33 chargesheeted

Senior Staff Reporter Published: 5 June 2023, 02:51 PM | Updated: 5 June 2023, 03:13 PM
Tipu-Prity murder: AL leader Ashraf among 33 chargesheeted

The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan of Police (DMP) on Monday submitted a charge sheet against 33 people in the case lodged over the sensational murder of Awami League (AL) leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afrin Prity in the capital’s Shahjahanpur area.

The investigation officer of the case and DB police Inspector Yeasin Shikder filed the charge sheet at general registration branch of Shahjahanpur Police Station.

Inspector Yeasin himself confirmed the matter to Jago News. 

Dhaka city south unit AL Organizing Secretary Ashraf Talukder and several leaders of BCL, Juba League, Jatiya Party and city corporation councillor have been named, among others, in the charge sheet.

Tipu, former general secretary of Motijheel thana Awami League, was on his microbus destined for his Khilgaon home on the night of March 24 last year. He was shot dead by a masked assailant in the capital's Shahjahanpur area as his vehicle got stuck in traffic.

Rickshaw passenger Samia Afran Prity was also got shot by stray bullets and died on the spot. Tipu's driver Munna got shot on his hand in the incident.

Tipu's wife Farhana Islam Dolly filed a murder case with Shahjahanpur Police station.