Russel Chowdhury alias Chakti Russel, accused in the Italian citizen Cesare Tavella murder case was placed on a fresh remand for five days to quiz him more about the incident.Magistrate Amit Kumer Dey of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Dhaka passed the order of 5-day remand after Investigation Officer of the case, Detective Branch Police Inspector Zihad Hossain produced him to the court seeking a seven-day to quiz him further. He was produced to the court on completion of a seven-day remand in the case.
Earlier, three other accused of the case: Sakhawat Hossain Sharif, Minhajul Arefin Russel alias Bhagne Russel and Shooter Rubel made confessional statements in the case. Later, they were sent to the jail.
On October 25, police of Detective Branch (DB) nabbed the four suspects from different areas of the capital.
Cesare Tavella, 50, Project Manager for PROOFs (Profitable Opportunities for Food Security) of the Netherlands-based non-government organization ‘ICC Cooperation’, was shot dead by some miscreants in the city’s Gulshan area on September 28.
On the same day, his colleagues lodged the case with Gulshan Police Station and later on September 29, the case was transferred to the DB.