Juba League men kill BCL activist for resisting stalking, drug abuse

Our Correspondent | Published: 18:36, Nov 22,2017


Students and teachers of Palordi School and College on Wednesday form a human chain protesting the killing of Sakir Gomosta.-- New Age photo

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League succumbed to his injuries early Wednesday after he was beaten up by activists of Juba League on Tuesday as he used to resist stalking and drug abuse.

The victim is Sakir Gomosta, 17, a HSC student of Palordi School and College and son of Ayub Ali Gomosta from Ashukathi of Gounadi.

Manirul Islam, officer in charge of Gournadi police station, said Aleya Begum, mother of the victim, lodged a murder case in this connection against 12 people naming six of them.

None was arrested and police was yet to visit the sport, he added.

Students and teachers of Palordi School and College on Wednesday noon formed a human chain protesting the killing demanding immediate arrest of the killers.

Prince Bepari, secretary of Gaurnadi municipal unit BCL, acknowledging the facts said Sakir was an activist of BCL.

Police and witnesses said Sohel Gomosta, Riaz Khan, Ilias Khan, Sumon Hawladar, Emran Mir, and Fahim, local activists of Juba League, misbehaved with teachers of the institution over their role against stalking and drug abuse on Tuesday morning.

At that time Sakir stood by the teachers and engaged in altercation with the Juba League activists.

The Juba League people attacked Sakir on his way to home at noon and beat him up severly.

Sakir was taken to Gaurnadi Upazila Health Complex in a critical condition and physicians there referred him to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital in Barisal on Tuesday afternoon.

In the evening, physicians at SBMCH referred him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated and there he succumbed to his injuries at about 2:00am Wednesday.

As the news spread in Gaurnadi, on Wednesday morning, agitated people ransacked house of Sohel Mir and shop of Mahbub Talukdar.

Police rushed to the spot controlled the situation.



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