MP's son Rony on fresh remand for killing 2

MP’s son Rony on fresh remand for killing 2


A Dhaka court on Wednesday placed Awami League lawmaker Pinu Khan’s son Bakhtiar Alam Rony on a fresh remand of four days in a case filed in connection with the killing of two people on road of Dhaka on April 13.
Magistrate Md Mahbubur Rahman passed the order, rejecting Rony’s bail plea. Earlier on Sunday, Detective Branch (DB) Sub-Inspector Dipak Kumar Das also the Investigation Officer of the case, submitted a petition to another court, seeking a ten-day fresh remand of the accused.Earlier, police interrogated Rony, from June 9 to 12 after he was placed on a four-day remand. Although, Rony, allegedly admitted that he shot with his licensed pistol, he is yet to make any confession in connection with the incident.
On April 13, Rony, who was allegedly drunken, fired indiscriminately from his car near Dilu Road leaving two people, rickshaw-puller Abdul Hakim and the Janakantha auto-rickshaw driver Yakub injured. Hakim succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on April 15 while Yakub died on April 23 during his treatment at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Hakim’s mother Monowara Begum filed the murder case with Ramna Model Police on April 15. Rony’s driver Imran Fakir made a judicial statement to a court on June 1. Rony was arrested based on his information and later he was taken to police custody for interrogation. On June 17, Kamal Mahmood, a friend of Rony, gave a judicial statement in the case.
Later, two more friends of Rony told another court that Rony had fired five bullets at New Eskaton that killed two persons. Tiger Kamal and Md Jahangir Hossain, who were in the Prado jeep during the incident, told the court that Rony had been under the influence of alcohol when they were going to Dhanmondi from Moghbazar. Rony was annoyed with the tailback created in front of the road near Dilu Road at about 1:45 am, ahead of Pohela Boishakh, and fired five shots from the jeep indiscriminately, they said. – Special Representative


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