4 charged with Sagira Morshed murder

Published: 16 Jan 2020   

Samakal Correspondent

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has pressed charges against four people in Sagira Morshed murder case.

The four accused are Sagira Morshed’s brother-in-law Hasan Ali Chowdhury, his wife Sayedatul Mahmuda alias Shahin, brother-in-law (wife’s brother) Anas Mahmud alias Rezwan and their hired killer Maruf Reza.

PBI Inspector Md Rafiqul Islam submitted the charge sheet to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon.

During the investigation, all the four accused given confessional statement into the incident.

Sagira, 34, shot to death in front of Viqarunnisa Noon School on July 25 in 1989 while she was going to the school located on capital’s Bailey Road by a rickshaw to pick up her daughter Saharat.

Victim's husband Abdus Salam Chowdhury filed a murder case against some unknown people with Ramna Police Station on the same day. 

However, the trial proceedings of the case had been stayed for the last 28 years as per a High Court order.


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