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Dhaka Tribune

Sagar-Runi murder accused sent to jail

Update : 20 Nov 2014, 07:58 PM

A Dhaka court yesterday sent two accused in the journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi murder case to jail when they were produced before it after a two-day remand.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Younus Khan passed the order while investigator Assistant Superintendent of Police from RAB 1 Md Wares Ali Miah produced them before the court seeking to keep them behind bars for the sake of proper investigation.

Besides, the investigator submitted a report to the court, in which he claimed of getting imported information in the case from the accused during interrogation.

On November 11, the court granted the remand of the accused – Enam Ahmed alias Humayun Kabir and Palash Rudro Paul, security guards at the couple’s rented residence. Police have so far arrested eight accused in the case.

Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police started investigating the sensational murder, but later it was shifted to the Detective Branch of Police.

Sagar, a news editor of private TV channel Maasranga, and his wife Runi, a senior reporter of ATN Bangla, were killed at their West Rajabazar’s rented flat on February 11, 2012.

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