Sensational cases filed for murders of four political leaders, four journalists and four policemen of Khulna will be reinvestigated to detect real planners, financiers and killers, Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) Commissioner Md Helaluddin Badri said yesterday.
Necessary steps have been taken to reinvestigate the murder cases as flaws had been found in their investigation earlier, the KMP commissioner said.
Further investigation will be conducted after properly checking and rechecking the case dockets, he said.
He said the list of sensational murder cases that had been prepared for further investigation includes murders of Khulna city AL president advocate Manjurul Imam, president of Khulna city Jatiya Party Sheikh Abul Kashem, veteran leader of Khulna Awami League SMA Rob and Deputy Mayor of KCC and city BNP leader Ikhtiaruddin Bablu, journalists Manik Saha, Humayun Kabir Balu, Sheikh Harun-ar-Rashid and Belaluddin, police sergeant Ariful Islam, havilder Akram Hossain, constables Shariful Islam and Ramesh Chakravarty.
The KMP commissioner said he would personally monitor works of further investigation into the murder cases. He sought active cooperation of media men and people correct information.
There had been unfair practices regarding investigation of the cases in the past, he said, adding that stern action will be taken against the responsible persons if repetition of the similar act of negligence is found to be done by any police official in future.
The KMP commissioner claimed that law and order situation in Khulna city is now under control.