Chandpurs’ stolen rice has been found from Juba League leader’s godown. Juba League leader Jabed Hossain Bhuiyan stored the rice stolen from Chandpur in the godown of a closed garment factory in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj. Chandpur Sadar Model Police came to the spot and identified the rice. Jabed Hossain Bhuiyan, general secretary of Madanpur Union Juba League, claimed the stolen rice.
Although 2,700 sacks of rice were stolen in Chandpur, the upazila administration and police seized 1,200 sacks of rice from the custody of Juba League leader Jabed.
On the night of April 29, the upazila administration and police recovered 1,200 sacks of rice from the godown of a garment factory in Keodhala area of Madanpur area of the port. Jabed Hossain Bhuiyan, general secretary of Madanpur Union Juba League, claimed that the rice was his own rice. He claimed that he had bought the rice to provide relief. But the rice was stolen from Chandpur, confirmed by the port’s Dhamgarh Police and Port Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shukla Sarkar.
It is learned that on the morning of April 28, a cargo of 2,700 sacks of rice belonging to local traders disappeared from the river ghat at Puranbazar, the main commercial area of Chandpur. A case has also been registered in this regard. On the night of April 29, Shukla Sarkar, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, raided the godown of Haider Knit Composite in Keodhala area of Mandpur on the basis of secret information. Local Juba League leader Jabed Hossain Bhuiyan recovered 1,200 sacks of rice from the godown.
When the news of the rescue of rice in Narayanganj was spread in the media, the stolen rice traders in Chandpur contacted the police. Later they arrived at Narayanganj port with documents to verify. After verification and selection, it has been confirmed that the stolen rice from Chandpur has been recovered here.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bandar Police Station Rafiqul Islam said, “The police have come to the port and identified the stolen rice in Chandpur.” In Chandpur, a case of theft of 2700 sacks of rice has been registered. We have recovered 1,200 sacks here. Since the rice has been recovered from the custody of Juba League leader Jabed Bhuiyan, he will be the accused in the Chandpur case. Attempts are being made to arrest the Juba League leader.
Bandar UNO Shukla Sarkar said, “After receiving information through a secret source, 1200 sacks of rice were recovered from the godown on the night of April 29.” The rice has been confiscated and the godown has been sealed as no valid paper has been produced against the rice stock. Juba League leader Jabed Bhuiyan claimed the rice in the godown.
She further said, ‘The seized rice is rice stolen in Chandpur. The investigating officer of the case of Chandpur police station has come and identified him. The stolen goods can be taken away by appealing to the court and showing the confiscated goods. ‘
News Room, May 02,2020