The main accused in the case, Md. Rimon (23). He made the confession in a Section 164 statement filed by Noakhali Senior Judicial Magistrate Touhidul Islam on Thursday.
According to police and court sources, the court ordered the accused Rimon to be sent to the district jail after recording his statement. Later that night he was sent to prison. Rimon is the son of Momin Ullah of Laxminarayanpur village in Durgapur union of Begumganj upazila. Apart from the case of murder of child Taspia, there are nine other cases against him in Begumganj and Subarnachar’s Charjabbar police station under the Fighting, Attempted Murder and Weapons Act.
When asked, the court confirmed the confessional statement of the main accused in the case of Taspia murder, the investigating officer of the case, the district detective police inspector. Sabjel Hossain. He said in a preliminary interrogation after being arrested by the RAB that Rimon had confessed to being involved in the murder of the child Taspiya. He later agreed to give a confessional statement in the court.
Inspector Md. Sabzel Hossain said Rimon was produced in the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Touhidul Islam of Noakhali Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court No. 3 on Thursday morning. Rimon made a confessional statement under section 164 in court.
Investigating officer Sabzel Hossain said in his statement that the accused Rimon had confessed to shooting the child Taspia and her father. He also described the incident in detail. After giving his statement, Rimon was sent to Noakhali District Jail on the order of the court.
Abu Zaher, an expatriate, went to the shop area of Hajipur Malekar’s father in Begumganj upazila to buy chips and juice for child Taspia Akhter on Wednesday afternoon. He was talking to his nephew Abdullah Al-Mamun’s shop. At that time, due to the previous conflict, Rimon along with some of his associates attacked there. When Zaher tried to flee with his daughter in his arms, Rimon shot at them. The child was shot in the head and face by Taspia and his father Abu Jaher was also shot in different parts of the body including his eyes. Taspia died in Comilla on her way to Dhaka in critical condition.
Khalu Humayun Kabir of Taspia filed a case with Begumganj Police Station on Wednesday. Md. In the case. The names of 16 people including Rimon have been mentioned. The case is currently being investigated by the District Detective Branch (DB) police. Police and RAB have so far arrested eight people in the case.