Mahabub Mia, Sakib Mia and Mohammad Ali (from top left) Mamun Mia, Saddam Mia, Sourav Ahmed Sohag and Raqibul Islam (from below left). They were kileld in Libya.
Mahabub Mia, Sakib Mia and Mohammad Ali (from top left) Mamun Mia, Saddam Mia, Sourav Ahmed Sohag and Raqibul Islam (from below left). They were kileld in Libya.

A Dhaka court on Monday placed three persons on five-day remand each in two cases filed over the trafficking of 26 Bangladeshis killed in Libya on 28 May.

The accused were Zahangir Hossain, Badsha Fakir and Liakat Sheikh.

Metropolitan magistrate Md Baki Billah passed the order.

Earlier, the investigation officers sought 10-day remand for Zahangir and Badsha and seven-day remand of Liakat.

The cases were filed at Paltan police station on charge of trafficking some of the 26 Bangladeshis who were killed in Libya in a gun attack on 28 May.

On 1 June, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members arrested the ‘ringleader’ of a human trafficking gang Kamal Hossain alias Hazi Kamal, 55, from Khilbarirtek of Shahadatpur in Madaripur city.

Human traffickers killed 30 migrant workers, including 26 Bangladeshi nationals, in Libya in a smuggling warehouse in Mezda, near the city of Gharyan, southwest of Tripoli.

Militiaman Khaled Al-Mishai, who was allegedly responsible for murder of 26 Bangladeshis and for African migrants, was killed in a drone strike by the Libyan Air Force.

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