Sagar-Runi murder case: Submission of probe report deferred for 84th time


A Dhaka court on Sunday asked the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to submit by January 24 the probe report in the murder case of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi.

With this, the report submission in the case has been deferred for 84 times.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debdas Chadra Odhikari fixed the date after hearing.

On March 2 last year, Rapid Action Battalion (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-Bangla 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.

Source: United News of Bangladesh