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Who's Behind the Murder of Bangladesh MP Anwarul Anar? What's the Truth?

In a significant development concerning the murder of Bangladesh MP Anwarul Azim Anar, Kolkata Police forensic team gathered samples from a car discovered at the crime scene on Thursday. Anar, a member of the ruling Awami League party, had recently secured his third consecutive term in the Jhenaidah border district. The 56-year-old MP was found […]

Bangladeshi MP Anwarul Azim Anar Murder: Killers' Secret Plan to Get Rid of the Body
Bangladeshi MP Anwarul Azim Anar Murder: Killers' Secret Plan to Get Rid of the Body

In a significant development concerning the murder of Bangladesh MP Anwarul Azim Anar, Kolkata Police forensic team gathered samples from a car discovered at the crime scene on Thursday. Anar, a member of the ruling Awami League party, had recently secured his third consecutive term in the Jhenaidah border district. The 56-year-old MP was found dead in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Wednesday, sending shockwaves through both nations.

Here’s what we know so far: 

  • Anwarul Azim Anar entered India on May 12 and was last seen on May 13, when he accompanied friends to Bidhannagar, near Kolkata, for a medical check-up.
  • Despite efforts by his daughter to contact him, all attempts failed.
  • A missing person’s complaint was subsequently lodged at Baranagar Police Station.
  • A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted, with the CID taking charge of the investigation.
  • The West Bengal police confirmed that the Ministry of External Affairs has urged the state government to initiate a thorough investigation.
  • Video footage from the housing complex where Anar was staying has been secured, revealing some blood stains that are now under scrutiny.
  • A senior police official hinted at a potential link between the assailants and terrorist organizations.

How Did Anwarul Azim Anar Go Missing?

  • Anwarul Azim Anar vanished after arriving in Kolkata on May 12 for medical treatment.
  • The search commenced on May 18, following a missing person report filed by Gopal Biswas, a Baranagar resident and Anar’s acquaintance.
  • Biswas revealed that Anar left his residence on May 13 for a medical appointment, indicating he would return for dinner.
  • On the same day, Biswas received a WhatsApp message from Anar’s phone, stating that he was heading to Delhi for urgent matters and should not be contacted.

Bangladesh Government’s Reaction to MP’s Death Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina conveyed her condolences and deep sorrow over the lawmaker’s demise. Meanwhile, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, speaking at a news conference in Dhaka, alleged that Anar was a victim of premeditated murder in Kolkata. Khan disclosed that three individuals had been apprehended by Bangladesh Police in connection with the case, as reported by the Daily Star, a prominent Bangladesh newspaper.

The tragic incident has not only shaken the political landscape but also sparked concerns over cross-border security and cooperation between India and Bangladesh. As investigations continue, both nations await answers and justice for the slain MP.

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