TE24 News Desk:
The name of Rabiul Islam, previous executive of Kushtia Zila Parishad, has surfaced for a situation petitioned for stealing the place where there is others manufacturing public character (NID) cards.
His contribution is obvious in the confession booth explanation of denounced Mohibul Islam made under area 164.
As indicated by sources at the locale organization, an advisory group framed by the area organization had taken cognisance of 25 protests against the previous Zila Parishad administrator, including that of land fakeness.
As he was the executive of the Zila Parishad, no move was made against him over the most recent two years.
In any case, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) had brought Rabiul to cross examine him over the claims of unlawful collection of resources worth Tk 100 crore in three years, requesting that he show up before its Kushtia area office on April 21 with vital reports.
In any case, the previous Zila Parishad executive required seven additional days to submit important reports subsequent to appearing.
As per the grumblings, Rabiul, senior VP of region Awami League, fostered the propensity for snatching land significantly sooner through the getting of the property of Kushtia Mohini Mill.
As per local people and previous plant laborers, Kushtia Mohini Mill, the biggest material factory in Asia, was laid out in 1908 on 33 sections of land of land in Kushtia town in unified Bengal.
After the Indo-Pakistani conflict in 1965, the factory was recorded as adversary property and the then government gave the obligation of running the plant toward the East Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (EPIDC). Plant proprietor Mohini Mohan Chakraborty lost the responsibility for factory and moved to India.
Later in 1972, the public authority of Bangladesh nationalized Mohini Mill. However, the plant kept on enduring misfortunes. In monetary year 1977-78, the plant brought about a deficiency of Tk 18 crore. Later in 1982, the plant was totally shut.
Conversing with the senior laborers and representatives, it was discovered that the project workers providing fuel made misfortunes the factory in intrigue for certain authorities and representatives of the plant. Rabiul Islam was one of those workers for hire.
Golam Mostafa, secretary of the then specialists’ association of Mohini Mill, said the factory working together was at last closed down somewhere in the range of 1975 and 1982 when a few money managers, including Rabiul, took the plant extremely close to implode in agreement with three senior authorities of the plant – – Abul Khair, Abul Fattah and Abdur Rahim. Rabiul then used to supply generally weighty unrefined components aside from fuel to the factory.
Rabiul was chosen a councilor of Kushtia district in 1984. From that point forward, the nearby group, including Rabiul, turned into the proprietors of a few little modern foundations, said the senior laborers and workers of Mohini Mill. From that point, the ascent of Rabiul started and he didn’t need to think back. Utilizing his political character and impact, Rabiul turned into the unmistakable grabber of Milpara region of the town.
He started getting resources through fakeness during his long residency as councilor of the region, said local people mentioning not to be named.
After the demise of his colleague Khandaker Rashiduzzaman Dudu, a previous official and leader of locale AL, Rabiul snatched his home and business substances.
Rabiul is currently residing in the illicitly involved house leasing his homes to other people. He zeroed in on getting the public authority property in the wake of being chosen executive of Kushtia Zila Parishad in 2017.
There were six decimals of place that is known for Roads and Highways Department (RHD) contiguous Lahini Secondary School close to Kushtia Medical College, as indicated by the sources.
Rabiul got no less than 10 bighas of place where there is National Housing Authority (NHA) developing limit divider.
RHD leader engineers gave notice to Rabiul in the last quarter of 2020 to destroy the limit divider in 10 days or less. Nonetheless, RHD couldn’t assume control over the responsibility for land for obscure reasons.
Kushtia’s RHD Executive Engineer Shakirul Islam said Rabiul encompassed a real estate parcel estimating 200 feet long and 13 feet in width close to Kushtia Medical College. “We’ve served notice to expel the grabbers,” he said.
The NHA distributed 212 plots on 16 sections of land of land among the low and center pay individuals. Delegate Commissioner enrolled the land to Khatian.
The High Court gave a stay request on a wide range of exercises over the land after the plot proprietors recorded a writ appeal.
Notwithstanding, Rabiul developed Kushtia Zila Parishad Auditorium spending Tk 200 million snatching the land illicitly.
Rajshahi’s NHA Executive Engineer Parimal Kumar Kuri said Rabiul developed the theater wrongfully on the land that is dispensed to people.
“In any case, Rabiul made limit divider in the wake of snatching around 1.5 kathas of land. We’ve educated the organization regarding the matter. Be that as it may, none could make any meaningful difference with the issue,” he said.
Rabiul developed an eco-park on 50 bighas land through filling the Gorai River during his residency at Zila Parishad in 2021. The area organization couldn’t crush the foundations however director of National River Conservation Commission kept in touch with the delegate official of Kushtia in such manner.
An authority of the region organization, mentioning not to be named, said the Zila Parishad executive developed the recreation area without taking any legitimate consent.
No ongoing Zila Parishad official has consented to talk with regards to this issue. Notwithstanding, Shahinur Rahman, an authority there, expressed, “When there was a restriction on the development of the recreation area from the stream commission, however later they gave their endorsement and we’re working there.”
In the interim, a source in the locale committee said the previous director has shown consumption of Tk 3.31 crore for tree estate and street advancement work in the recreation area under development.
Instigator of fraudsters
As indicated by Jubo League sources, Rabiul played a major part in bringing Ashrafuzzaman Sujan, the principle blamed in the land-getting case through NID fakeness, into the Jubo League legislative issues.
Jubo League pioneers and activists said Sujan was a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) pioneer during the BNP system. In those days he was the leader of ward JCD. However, on May 15, 2017, focal Jubo League gave a 21-part gathering advisory group of town Jubo League where Sujan was made the convener.
After Sujan turned into the pioneer, Rabiul welcomed him with wreaths. After that with the favors of Rabiul, Sujan additionally engaged in different inconsistencies, including controlling tenders. Previous region Jubo League president Rabiul additionally stopped a grievance against Sujan to focal Jubo League.
Equipment dealers Mahibul Islam and Amirul Islam gave cash to purchase land worth Tk 13 crore from an individual named MA Wadud for Tk 77 lakh through NID imitation. After the capture of these two, Rabiul’s contribution surfaced in their confession booth articulations.
Mama Wadud, the first proprietor of the land, said, “In the wake of finding out about the fakeness, I recorded an argument against 18 individuals at the police headquarters. Presently the names of many are coming. We’re coming to be aware of many issues and contribution of many individuals. It’s a major posse. He (Rabiul) can be important for this cycle. Nobody can commit such a major extortion without the contribution of lawmakers.”
AL pioneers, wishing obscurity, said a two-story market possessed by Rakibul Islam, father of Ramiz Hussainul Islam, a columnist working for Channel 24 in Dhaka, in the Battail region of the town was involved by Rabiul for the sake of Zila Parishad property.
Then Rakibul moved court. In this present circumstance, the evening of July 10, 2019, Rabiul annihilated it and rented to an industrialist for Tk few crore.
Ramiz Hussainul Islam, the ongoing successor to the land, said, “Zila Parishad administrator Rabiul Islam shamefully involved our property, crushed the structure for the time being and rented it to an industrialist, which he can’t do while the case was forthcoming with court.”
However, Rafiqul Alam Tuku, leader of Kushtia Citizens’ Committee, who knows that no move has been made against the previous administrator yet, said, “I figure move should be initiated against any individual who has fouled up under the current regulation.”
25 claims against Rabiul
The pioneers and activists of the party were humiliated in the wake of finding out about the land snatching by Rabiul through producing NIDs. They requested lawful activity against him following examination.
In light of the current situation, MP from Kushtia-3 voting demographic and Joint General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Mahbubul Alam Hanif asked the then representative magistrate (DC) of Kushtia to assemble a conference.
On September 15, 2020, DC Aslam Hossain assembled a conference where a three-part panel was shaped to investigate the charges.
DC Aslam was made top of the council while Police Super SM Tanvir Arafat and Public Prosecutor Anup Kumar Nandi were made individuals.
Around 50 objections ashore getting were submitted to the council. Of those, 44 were chosen for examination. Around 25 of the chose grumblings were against Rabiul while five charges were against his two siblings – – Golam Saber Lal and Mafizul Islam.
Anup Kumar Nandi said, “After the arrangement of the advisory group, hearing on grumblings was held. Be that as it may, in February 2021, the DC was moved. I couldn’t say whether any gathering of the board of trustees was held after the exchange of the DC.”
Looking for not to be named, a head of Awami League said Hanif rigorously guided the area organization to make a move against the land grabbers, however move was at this point to be initiated against Rabiul.
Regardless of a few endeavors over telephone, Rabiul couldn’t be gone after remarks.
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