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Sagira Morshed murder: PBI demands death penalty for 4 accused

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Update: 2020-01-16 17:23:05
Sagira Morshed murder: PBI demands death penalty for 4 accused Sagira Morshed

DHAKA: After long 30 years of Sagira Morshed murder, Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has revealed cause of the murder and is set to press charges against four accused in the case.

PBI will submit 309-page charge sheet documents to court on Thursday (January 16), said PBI chief DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder while briefing media at its headquarters in Dhanmondi area of the capital at noon.

The four accused were--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.

Sagira, aged 34, was shot dead in broad daylight on July 25, 1989.  She was going to Viqarunnisa Noon School on the capital’s Bailey Road by a rickshaw to pick up her daughter Saharat.

BDST: 1722 HRS, JAN 16, 2020

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