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RAB fails to submit

Sagar-Runi murder report for 108th time

Published : Wednesday, 28 February, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 158

The probe report submission date in a case filed over the 2012 killing of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi was deferred for the 108th time.

Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mahbubul Haque fixed April 2 for submission of probe report as the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the investigating authority, failed to submit the report.

Sagar, a news editor at the private TV channel Maasranga, and his wife, Runi, a senior reporter at ATN Bangla, were killed on February 11 in 2012, in their rented flat in the capitals West Razabazar area.

Their only son, Mahir Sarowar Megh, then 5, was home at that time.

Nousher Ali Roman, Runis brother, filed a case with Sher-e-Bangla Police Station the following day in connection with the murders.

Eight people, including Runis friend Tanvir Rahman, were accused in the case.

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