Death of Upazilla Porishod (UP) Chairman Abu Zafor Molla in Ujirpur Upazilla in Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and Police encounter

On 27th December 2008, at around 1:30 in the morning, Chairman of Shatla Union Abu Zafor Molla (50) of South Shatla village of Ujirpur upazilla, Parvez Bali (36), Boni Amin Bali (30) and Manik Biswas (35) were caught by the public from near Labanshara Halima Khatun Senior Mohila Madrasa of Banaripara upazilla of Barisal District. At around 1:40 in the morning, police of the Labansara police investigation centre rescued the four, from the public and handed them over to Banaripara police station. Police kept all four of them in the lock-up the whole day.

Zafor Molla’s family complained that on the 28th of December 2008, at around 4 o’clock in the morning, in the name of recovering arms, only Abu Zafor Molla was taken from Bonipur police lock-up by a combined team of RAB and police to Anil Bain’s residence adjoining C&B road of Ujirpur North Shatla and was killed in an encounter there.

Ujirpur, Barisal-Death UP Chairman-Fact Finding Report-2008 (full text in English, PDF)

Ujirpur, Barisal-Death UP Chairman-Fact Finding Report-2008 (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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