Babul Akter has been in Feni District jail since May 17
A Chittagong court on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of former police superintendent Babul Akter in connection with his wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu’s murder case.
Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin virtually passed the order.
Babul Akter has been in Feni District jail since May 17.
On May 12, Babul was taken under 5-day remand by PBI for interrogation after being arrested in a five-year old case filed over his wife’s murder by his father-in-law.
On June 5, 2016, unidentified assailants gunned down Babul's wife Mitu at the port city's GEC intersection while she was going to drop her son Mahir Akhter, 7, for a bus of Chittagong Cantonment Public School and College.
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Soon after the crime, Babul had filed a murder case with Panchlaish police station against three unidentified men.
On June 24, 2016 night, he was interrogated for 15 hours at intelligence office in Dhaka and on September 6, he resigned from the police service.
On May 13, this year, court placed Saidul Islam Shikder Shaku, seventh accused of the murder case on a 4-day remand.
Eight people including Babul were accused in the case filed by Mitu's father, Mosharraf Hossain. The other accused are Kamrul Islam Shikder alias Musa, Ehteshamul Haque Bhola, Motaleb Mia alias Wasim, Anwar Hossain, Khairul Islam alias Kalu, and Shahjahan Mia.