Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Tuesday (Sep 13) submitted the charge sheet in the Mahmuda Khanam Mitu murder case accusing seven people, including her husband former SP Babul Akter.
Other accused are Kamrul Islam Sikder Musa, Ehteshamul Huq Prokash Bhola, Motaleb Mia Wasim, Anwar Hossain, Khairul Islam Kalu and Shajahan Mia.
PBI Inspector (Metro) Abu Zafar Mohammad Omar Farooq, also the investigation officer of the case, submitted the chargesheet to the prosecution wing of Chattogram court around 3pm, sources said.
Mitu was stabbed and shot dead on June 5, 2016, when she was on the way to her son’s school-bus stop at GEC intersection in Chattogram city.
Her husband the then Police Headquarters' SP Babul Akhter filed a murder case with Panclaish Police Station in the port city in this connection.
After staging various dramas including questioning under the custody of Detective Branch, Babul Akhter was relieved of service in August of that year. Babul Akhter is now in jail.
In January 2020, the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) was assigned to investigate the case.
On 11 May of that year, the PBI interrogated Babul in custody and found his involvement in the case. It submitted a 575-page final report of the case to the court on 12 May.
On the same day, Mitu's father Mosharraf Hossain filed a murder case with Panchlaish Police Station accusing eight people, including Babul.
The PBI grilled Babul in remand after showing him arrested in the case. He has remained in their custody since 17 May last year.
BDST: 1659 HRS, SEP 13, 2022