Probe submission of Sagar-Runi murder case deferred

Probe submission of Sagar-Runi murder case deferred


Court Correspondent

The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka once again deferred the submission of the probe report in the much-talked Sagar-Runi murder case and fixed January 18, 2016 for submitting the report.Magistrate Mohammad Yunus Khan of the CMM Court passed the order fixing the new date as the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) did not submit the report on Monday. On October 8, the same court had fixed December 7 for submitting the report. The court so far deferred the submission on 31 scheduled dates.

The suspects in the case are: Runi’s so called Tanveer Rahman, security guard of their building Enam Ahmad alias Humayun Kabir, Rafiqul Islam, Bakul Mia, Mintu alias Berogira Mintu alias Masum Mintu, Kamrul Hasan Arun, Palash Rudra Pal and Abu Sayed. Earlier, on December 30, 2014, the Investigation Officer of the case Wares Ali, Assistant Police Super (ASP) of RAB submitted a progress report to the court instead of the probe report.

Sagar Sarowar, News Editor of private TV station Maasranga and his wife Meherun Runi, Senior Reporter of TV channel ATN Bangla, were killed at their rented flat in West Rajabazar of the capital on February 11, 2012.

The following day, Runi’s brother Nowsher Alam Roman lodged the case with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in connection with the murder.


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