The victims’ family said the deceased was Sheikh Nazimuddin, a resident of Banashree at Rampura. The victim’s brother, Nayan, at the hospital morgue, alleged plainclothesmen had picked up his brother on Thursday evening from home. ‘The police on Friday morning called us to say that they had found my brother dead.’ Nayan said his brother was released from jail in mid-November. He had been jailed in a murder case filed with the Motijheel police. Nayan said his brother went to Chittagong in the past week to meet others of the family. Referring to the victims father Sheikh Farid, the daily Amar Desh also reports that his son was picked up by the Plainclothsman from home on Thursday night!"
Report published in The New Age refers to its correspondent in Barisal reported that Al Ameen Sannyamat, was killed at Bakerganj in a ‘gunfight’ with a Rapid Action Battalion team. According to the battalion, "a group of six to seven people were roaming about suspiciously near the Piyarpur Bridge early in the day. A battalion official said as the lawmen asked the people to stop, they ran away firing on the lawmen. The lawmen fired back and Al Ameen died on the spot after being wounded in the ‘gunfight.’ Local people identified the deceased as Al Ameen, the battalion official said.
The police said he was accused in eight cases related to murder, extortion and abduction. The police handed over the body to the family after a post-mortem examination at the Meherpur General Hospital morgue.