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Sagar-Runi murder probe report delayed for 86th time

Court orders RAB to submit report by April 26

Update : 27 Mar 2022, 05:34 PM

A Dhaka court has deferred for the 86th time the submission of investigation report into the murders of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debdas Chadra Adhikari fixed April 16 as the new deadline as the investigating officer failed to submit it on Sunday.

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 February 11, 2012.

Nousher Ali roman, brother of Runi, filed a case with Sher-e-Bangla police station 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.

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.

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