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Probe report in Tipu-Preeti murder on August 31

GreenWatch Desk Courts 2022-07-05, 6:05pm

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A court here today fixed August 31 to submit an investigation report in a case lodged over the murders of Awami League leader Zahidul Islam Tipu and college girl Samia Afran Preeti in the city’s North Shahjahanpur area on March 24.

Today was fixed for submitting the probe report but as the investigation officer of the case failed to submit the report, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Arfatul Rakib fixed the date afresh.

Tipu, who was on his microbus destined for his home, was shot dead by a masked assailant in the capital's Shahjahanpur area at the night of March 24 last.

A rickshaw passenger Samia Afran Preeti was also killed in the incident.

Tipu's wife Farhana Islam Dolly filed the case with Shahjahanpur Police station on March 25.

Members of Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested Jahidul's main shooter Masum Mohammad alias Akash from Bogura. During primary interrogation, Masum admitted that he killed Jahidul Islam Tipu, reports BSS.