FENI, Nov12: A Feni court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against 26 fugitives accused among 56 accused in Fulgazi Upazila Chairman Ekramul Haq murder case.
Senior Judicial Magistrate Alamgir Mohammad Faruqi passed the order after accepting the charges.
The court also set November 26 for the next hearing.
Twenty-nine charge-sheeted accused who are now in custody were produced before the court while Minar was absent at the courtroom. He was absent because he is under treatment at BIRDEM Hospital.
Police submitted charge-sheet against 56 convicts on August 28 including Awami League leaders Jahangir Kabir Adel and Ziaul Alam Mister in the murder case on August 28.
Sixteen out of the total arrestees made confessional statements regarding their involvement with the killing.
Rezaul Haque Jasim, brother of the victim filed the murder case against 30 to 35 people, including local BNP leader Minar Chowdhury with Feni Model Police Station.
On May 20, Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque, 45, also the president of Awami League upazila unit, was shot and burnt to death in his car.