Extortionist panic has spread in Narsingdi. Wherever construction work begins, large sums of money are demanded. Locals say three brothers China Farooq, Sadequr Rahman alias Bari Sadeq and Khabir are at the root of the panic. They are accused in dozens of cases. Despite being imprisoned more than once, he is creating a new panic by getting out of jail ‘for the sake of money’. And whoever goes to complain against them, they get angry. As a result, no one dares to open his mouth for fear of death
Finally, some of the victims have recently lodged a written complaint with the Home Ministry and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take action against the three brothers. The complaint was lodged with the IGP on December 13 and the Home Ministry on December 20.
The three accused brothers China Farooq, Sadequr Rahman Sadeq and Khabir’s father are deceased Alauddin members. Their home is in Baduarchar Uttar Para of Narsingdi Sadar.
According to the complaint lodged with the Home Ministry and the IGP, the three brothers are at the root of the alleged killings, extortion and drug trafficking in Narsingdi in the last 10 years. In the clutches of black money, they are always above the law. Even after being arrested and sent to jail, the allegations were not substantiated due to lack of courageous witnesses and they came out and started doing the same thing again. Their supporters and allies have turned the entire Narsingdi town into a town of terror.
Some of the three brothers were accused in the notorious murder cases of Delwar in Hajipur, sensational Ebadullah murder in Baduar Char, Chhatra League leader Mahin murder, hotel owner Raja Mia in Sangeeta murder and Hajipur Juba League leader Sujan murder.
Besides, three brothers were arrested more than once with foreign pistols and bullets including kidnapping the Brahmanbaria revolution and demanding ransom. Apart from this, they were arrested many times by the police of Cox’s Bazar, Teknaf, Dhaka’s Badda Police Station and Brahmanbaria with Phensidyl and Yaba. According to the complaint, land grabbing, drug trafficking, arms trade and extortion are their sources of income in the area.
Some allegations against ‘Bari Sadeke’
Sadequr Rahman alias Bari Sadeq was the president of Hajipur Union Chhatra Dal. In January 2016, Narsingdi detectives arrested him with a foreign pistol with 3 rounds of ammunition. Narsingdi Model Police Station Case No. 65 (01) 18 in that incident.In the same month, the video recorded on CCTV during the robbery in the car of an expatriate returning from abroad was tempted by the police of Hasnabad police outpost under Narsingdi Raipur and was broadcast in various electronic media.Bari Sadeq was also involved in that incident. Case No. 63 (01) 18 filed in that incident.Besides, RAB-11 rescued the victim from the hands of Sadeq forces during the abduction of Brahmanbaria Biplob in 2010 and beating him for ransom. Case No. 51 (08) 10 filed in that incident.
China Farooq’s panic
In May 2016, China Farooq and his forces brutally killed Ebadullah alias Ebad, a businessman in Baduar Char Kachari Bazar, by chopping and cutting his beard. In the case No. 65 (05) 18 filed in this incident, the accused confessed to the murder in his statement under section 164.He was also accused of spreading panic by exploding cocktails on the police in 2016. Case No. 61 (12) 17. During a public meeting at Narsingdi’s crowded Bajir Mor area, China Farooq dominated by hacking and injuring Hajipur Union panel chairman Sujit Babu in front of police and hundreds of people.
Khabirul Islam Khabir’s panic
In December 2011, Raja Mia, the owner of Sangeeta Hotel, was poisoned with a bottle of Phensidyl, with Khabir behind it. Case No. 42 (12) 11 of Narsingdi Model Police Station. He was arrested at a Narsingdi DB police check post with a rifle shot nearby. Case No. 23 (03) 13 of Raipura Police Station.
Besides, RAB-10 arrested Khabir from Dhaka with 365 bottles of Phensidyl. The case number 17 (05) 18 filed with Badda police station in this incident. He is also accused in case No. 41 (06) 10 and 10 (2) 18 filed with Narsingdi Model Police Station under the Special Powers Act.
There are allegations that the three brothers and their forces have recently demanded a large sum of money from the construction site. They are also accused of spreading various drugs including yaba, phencidyl and cannabis.
The victims, who did not want to be named, said a number of other cases against the three brothers were pending in court. Among them, the locals are dissatisfied with the pain of their extortion. But no one dares to open their mouths for fear of them. Because if anyone complains against them, he has to suffer tragic consequences. And even though they were arrested at different times, they came back on bail with the help of money and started committing crimes again.
The victims further said that the three brothers were spreading terror in such a way that no one complained against them. As a result, the allegations against them in the police register may be only two percent of their misdeeds.
Asked about the allegations, Sadequr Rahman alias Bari Sadeq called Sarabangla and said, “If we are guilty, the court will try us.” There is nothing to say about this. In fact, a quarter is conspiring against us.
When asked to comment, China Farooq and Khabir did not receive a phone call. They gave a message on their mobile but did not reply.
Narsingdi Sadar Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Biplob Kumar said there were some old cases against Farooq, Khabir and Sadeq. Some cases are pending. Some cases are awaiting chargesheet. They are on bail in all the cases. There were no new cases. We can no longer catch the accused on bail.
When asked about this, Narsingdi Police Superintendent Pralay Kumar Joardar called but he did not receive the call.Later, Narsingdi Additional Superintendent of Police Enamul Haque Sagar said the law was moving at the speed of law. We do not condone any offender. If there is a complaint against them, action will be taken according to the rules.