Rathish Chandra, 55, went missing 12 days after the verdict of Khadem Rahmat Ali murder case, in which seven JMB men were awarded death penalty.
He went out of his house wearing Panjabi and pajama around 6.00am yesterday and since then he is missing, his wife Dipa Bhowmik said adding that his mobile phone has been switched off, she said.
Before going out of his house, he told his family members that he would return home within an hour.
Family members verbally informed Rangpur police about his disappearance last night.
Contacted, Saifur Rahman, additional superintendent of police in Rangpur told our correspondent that police are trying to find him.
Rathish Chandra is general secretary of Sammilito Sangskritik Jote of Rangpur unit, treasurer of district Lawyers Association and law affairs secretary of Rangpur Awami League and also a trusty of Hindu, Buddhist, Christian Okya Parishad in Rangpur.
Rathish Chandra was the public prosecutor of Japanese National Kunio Hoshi and Khadem Rahmat Ali, who were killed in Kaunia upazila of Rangpur on October 3 and November 10 in 2015 respectively.
The special judge court of Rangpur sentenced five members of militant Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh to death in Japanese national Kunio Hoshi murder case on February 28 last year while the same court convicted seven JMB militants to death for killing Khadem Rahmat Ali on March 18 this year.