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Probe report submission in Sagar-Runi murder case deferred for 97th time

2023-04-10 02:41:44 BdST

2023-09-25 16:52:24 BdST

Published: 2023-04-10 02:41:44 BdST


Live Correspondent: A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka on Sunday fixed May 22 for submission of the probe report in the murder case of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi.

With this, the deadline for submission of probe report in the case deferred for the 97th time.

Rapid Action Battalion was supposed to submit the report on Sunday but as it failed to submit the report Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rashidul Alam fixed the new date for submitting it.

On March 2, 2021, RAB submitted a progress report in Sagar-Runi murder case in affidavit form to the Attorney General’s Office.

According to the report, two unidentified people were involved in the murder.

Maasranga Television News Editor Sagar Sarowar and his wife ATN Bangla senior reporter Meherun Runi were found dead at their rented apartment in the city’s West Rajabazar area on 11 February 2012.

Nousher Ali Roman, brother of Runi, filed a case with Sher-e-Banglanagar Police Station on the following day.

Police arrested Tanvir in connection with the murder case on October 1, 2012. Later, he secured bail in 2014. Law enforcers have so far arrested eight people, including Tanvir, in connection with the murder case.

The seven other suspects are Rafiqul Islam, Bakul Mia, Abu Syed, Mintu alias Baggira Mintu alias Masum Mintu, Quamrul Hasan alias Arun, security guard Enam Ahmed alias Humayun Kabir and Palash Rudra Pal.

Dhaka, 09 April (campuslive24.com)//CM


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