Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Prof Taher murder: Mohiuddin, Salehi among 6 others charged

Prof Taher murder: Salehi among 6 others charged
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 13:04:00
 
Six persons, including Shibir leader Salehi and Rajshahi University teacher Dr Mohiuddin, have been charged with the murder of Professor S Taher Ahmed.

Judge of the Public Safety Disruption Prevention Tribunal Jahangir Alam Mollah passed the orders indicting them after arguments submitted by defense lawyers.

Deposition by witnesses in the sensational case of killing the RU teacher will begin on July 3.

Prof Taher, a teacher of Geology and Mining department of the university, was killed on February 3,2005. His body was dumped in the manhole behind his Rajshahi University campus residence.
 
After the recovery of his decomposed body, police arrested caretaker of the house Jahangir and his relative Nazmul as suspects.
 
Police said they named the names of Dr Mohiuddin, also a teacher of the Geology and Mining department, and president of the RU unit of Islami Chhatra Shibir Mahbub Salehi as plotters of the murder for their "personal and political gains".

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