Anwar Sadat Jahangir: RAB has arrested a convict who has been on the run for almost 12 years in different areas of the capital.Arrested Md. Sheikh Farid (35) is the son of Amir Hossain of Badekal Mauna area of Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh district. This information was given in a press release sent from the office of RAB-14 around 12 noon on Monday (June 30).Earlier, he was arrested from Jatrabari area of the capital on Sunday night (June 19).RAB-14’s assistant director. Anwar Hossain said that on September 26, 2006, during a robbery under Mohakhali flyover of Gulshan police station in the capital, driver Shahidul Islam was hacked to death and CNG was taken away by Sheikh Farid and other robbers. The next day, the victim’s brother Babu Mollah filed a murder case with Gulshan Police Station. In that case, the police arrested Sheikh Farid in 2008 and handed him over to the court. He was later released on bail in 2010 and went into hiding. After a long trial, the court sentenced Sheikh Farid to life imprisonment. He was arrested on Sunday night with the help of information technology after being a fugitive for 12 years.
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