Abdul Rauf Daud, accused in the killing of B-town music baron Gulshan Kumar is now stepped out from the Bangladesh jail. He is a top supporter of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.The home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said,” He (Merchant) has been released. His prison term for illegal trespass into Bangladesh ended some time ago.” Merchant was released from Dhaka Central Jail yesterday afternoon.
Abdul Rauf Daud was sentenced to lifetime in India for shooting Kumar
Know to be the close assist of Mumbai mafia, Dawood Ibrahim, Abdul Rauf Daud was put behind the prison by a Bangladeshi court for five years which expired in December 2014. He was set free from jail but was again arrested under a law meant for people accused of suspicious movement for the past three years. He was sentenced to life term in India in 2002 for killing Kumar who was the founder of the music company T-series in 1997. Kumar was shot to death when was coming out from a temple on August 12, 1997.
Bangladesh authorities arrested him for entering illegally in the country
Abdul Rauf Daud illegally entered Bangladesh after being released on parole in April 2009 to visit his sick mother. Since 2013, the Indian Government had been pressing Bangladesh to fast-track his extradition, Dhaka Tribune reported.
On November 11, 2015, Anup Chetia, leader of the Indian separatist group Ulfa, was handed over to the India authorities. India then returned Nur Hossain, the prime suspect in the Narayangang seven-murder case.