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Fugitive life-term convict held in Ctg after 27yrs

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)arrested a fugitive convict, who had been sentenced to life-term imprisonmentin an attempt to murder case filed with Kotwali Police Station of Chattogram,after 27 years.The convict was identified as Ajoy Raxit, 48, son Shanti Raxit, hailed fromNoahpara of Raozan upazila in the district.Senior Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-7 Md Nurul Absar said, acting on atip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid in CEPZ area on Sundaynight and arrested Ajoy.Later, he was handed over to respective police station for further legalaction.The accused, Ajoy Raxit, hacked his neighbour in 1998, Nurul Absar said. After the incident, victim’s father filed a case with Chief JudicialMagistrate against him as a main accused.A Chattogram court awarded life-term imprisonment to Ajoy and fined him Taka 20,000.

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