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Ashulia teacher murder accused Jitu’s father gives confessional statement


By BSS
Published : 05 Jul 2022 11:38 PM | Updated : 06 Jul 2022 02:13 PM

Uzzal Hossain, father of Ashulia teacher killing accused Ashraful Islam Jitu, on Tuesday gave confessional statement in the case.

Dhaka Senior Judicial Magistrate Qazi Asharafuzzaman recorded Uzzal's statement under section 164 as police produced him before the court after the end of his five-day remand and pleaded to record his statement. After recording Uzzal's statement, the court sent him to jail.

Another court on June 29 placed Uzzal Hossain on five-day remand in the case. He was arrested from Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia on June 28.

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Jitu, 19, a student of class-10 of Haji Yunus Ali School and College in Ashulia, from his hideout in Sripur area of Gazipur on June 29. Jitu attacked teacher Utpal Kumar Sarkar with a cricket stamp, striking him on head indiscriminately on the school playground on June 25. Utpal succumbed to his injuries at Enam Medical College Hospital on June 27.

Utpal's brother Asim Kumar Sarker filed the case with Ashulia Police Station.