Sagar-Runi murder: Probe report submission date extended for 102nd time
The Sagar-Runi murder case refers back to the brutal homicide of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 11, 2012. Each victims had been distinguished journalists working for various media retailers. The case drew widespread consideration and sparked calls for for an intensive investigation and justice for the victims’ households.
A Dhaka courtroom as we converse extended till September 11 the deadline for submitting the probe report of a case filed over the murders of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi in February 2012.
That’s the 102nd extension of the submission deadline.
Dhaka Metropolitan magistrate Md Rashidul Alam handed the order after Rab Additional Superintendent of Police Khondoker Md Shafiqul Alam, moreover, the investigation officer of the case, didn’t submit the report as we converse, courtroom sources talked about.
On June 22 this 12 months, the equivalent courtroom requested Rab to submit the probe report by as we converse.
Earlier, two separate courts expressed dissatisfaction over the probe and the investigators’ failure to unearth the motive behind the murders and arrest the precise culprits.
Sagar, data editor at private TV channel Maasranga, and his partner Runi, senior reporter at ATN Bangla, have been killed throughout the early hours of February 11, 2012, of their rented flat throughout the capital’s West Razabazar.
Their solely son Mahir Sarowar Megh, then 5, was dwelling on the time. Nousher Ali Roman, Runi’s brother, filed a case with Sher-e-Bangla Police Station the subsequent day.
In high-profile circumstances just like the Sagar-Runi murder, making certain accountability and transparency within the investigation course of is paramount. The general public has the correct to know the standing of the investigation and the explanations behind the repeated delays in submitting the probe report.