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Convict arrested after remaining absconded for 32 years

Published : Tuesday, 22 June, 2021 at 7:19 PM  Count : 201

Convict arrested after remaining absconded for 32 years
An absconding convict of seven years in a child abduction case has been arrested by police after long 32 years.

The 60-year-old Abdul Matin Mondol was arrested from village Jalshuka under Shahjahanpur upazila in Bogura district by Kalai police on Tuesday morning.

He is the son of late Abdul Malek Mondol of village Itail under Kalai upazila.

The plaintiff of the child abduction case Fazlul Huq of village Itail said, "They abducted my son when he was just 7-year-old. Police rescued my son on the 13th day of the abduction. Motin and Sakam were the accused in the case. Both were given seven-year punishment by a court. Since then Matin had been absconding. Sakam died coming home after staying in jail for seven years.

He further said, "I can't recall the case anymore. Suddenly on Tuesday morning, Kalai police informed me that the absconding convict of your case Abdul Matin has been arrested. Hearing it, I felt very happy."

Police Super Masum Ahmed Bhuiyan said the child abduction case was filed with Joypurhat District and Sessions Judge Court in July 1989. The judge awarded 7-year jail sentence to Abdul Matin Mondol. Since then he had been absconding. Taking the help of information technology, police arrested him from his father-in-law's house at village Jalshuka under Shahjahanpur upazila on Tuesday morning. He was then sent to jail.


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