November 30, 2020, 10:08 am
Mir Jamal, Habiganj: A young man named Ahadur Shah (23) in Imambari Bazar of Unbiganj Upazila has been accused of cheating ordinary people in the guise of Kabiraj. He is fooling the simple people and manipulating lakhs of rupees in a fancy way.
Locals allege that he has been living in Imam Bari Bazaar for several years. Through his own brokers, he brought simple people from different places of the district and read amulets, charms, water and oil, and used jhar-folk. Many people have come here every Saturday and Tuesday in the hope of getting answers to the various problems of the people through the jinn.
Speaking to the victims on the spot, it is learned that Ahadur Mia is extorting Rs 500 to Rs 20,000 from the patient in the name of curing the disease. He snatched money from young men and women saying that he would get close to the people of his mind.
Talking to Ahadur Shah on condition of anonymity, it is learned that he has to pay a fee of Rs 1 lakh for bringing a person of mind within 24 hours, Rs 50,000 for bringing him within 48 hours and Rs 11,500 for bringing him within 14 days.
According to the news, Ahadur Shah has no Islamic or institutional education. Ahadur Shah himself has admitted that there is no formal education. He can’t even write his own name.
A person who did not want to be named said that in the last few years, Ahadur Shah has spread the stalks of his business around. Now not only Habiganj district, but also patients from different areas of greater Sylhet division come to him every day.
One victim couple said they came to Ahadur Shah for treatment as they did not have any children. Ahadur Shah took 11,000 rupees for having a child. He said that more will be required later.