Prime accused Mahfuz in N’ganj 5-murder case confesses he alone killed them

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Narayanganj, Jan 21: Mahfuz, a prime accused of Narayanganj 5-murder sensational case, gave confessional statement to judicial magistrate on Thursday that he alone had killed five at Baburail in Narayanganj.

Judicial Magistrate Sayeduzzaman Sharif recorded the statement of Mahfuz under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc).

Accused Mahfuz, a nephew of the complainant of the murder case Shafiqul Islam, told the court that he along with his associates killed the five members of the family.

Detective Branch (DB) of Police SI, also the investigating officer of the case, Abul Khayer said, “Mahfuz gave confessional statement before the court under section 164.”

““He has given details about the murder,” he added.

Mahfuz said to magistrate that he planned to take revenge on his slain aunt Lamia as she had refused his proposal for developing an illicit relationship.

The five members of the family were killed by unidentified miscreants at Baburail in the city on Saturday night.

The deceased are Taslima Begum, 35, wife of Shafiqul Islam, a private car driver in capital Dhaka, their children Sumaiya, 5, and Shantu, 10, Taslima’s brother Morshedul, 22, and Lamia, 25, who was married to Shafiqul’s brother Sharif.

Shafiqul Islam filed a case against unidentified miscreants with Narayanganj Sadar Police Station on Sunday morning.

Police arrested Mahfuz and showed him arrested in the case on the same day.

The following day, a Narayanganj court placed Mahfuz on a seven-day remand in the case.

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