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Two Rab men testify in court   
A Correspondent
Narayangonj_7_MurderNarayanganj: Two Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members, who were eyewitnesses to the gruesome seven murders, gave their deposition before a local court under Section 164 on Tuesday.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Monwara Begum recorded the statements of Rab men Abdus Salam and Abdul Samad in the morning, said Court Police Inspector Habibur Rahman.
District Bar Association president Sakhawat Hossain Khan said the two members of Rab-11 witnessed the killing of the seven people, including Narayanganj city panel mayor Nazrul Islam and senior lawyer Chandan Kumar Sarker. “The made their deposition before the court under Section 164 where they described the whole episode.”
Earlier, three former officers of Rapid Action Battalion -- Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad, Major Arif Hossain and Lt Commander MM Rana -- reportedly made confessional statements in connection with the seven murders.
On April 27, Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam, his three associates and driver were abducted from Fatullah area of Narayanganj. Soon, senior lawyer at Narayanganj Judge’s Court Chandan Kumar Sarker and his driver were also abducted on their way to capital Dhaka.
Three days into their abduction, the bodies of six people, including that of Nazrul and Chandan Kumar, were recovered from the Shitalakhya River on April 30. Besides, the following day, the body of Jahangir, car driver of Nazrul Islam, was recovered from the river.