Three sent to jail over Dhanmandi double-murder


13th November, 2019 04:05:13 printer

Three sent to jail over Dhanmandi double-murder

A Dhaka court sent three persons to jail on Wednesday in a case lodged over recent double-murder that took place in capital’s
Dhanmandi area.

The three accused are- Belayet, Gausul Azam Prince, and Md Atikul Haque Bacchu.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan passed the order as police produced the accused after end of their one-day remand in the case. Investigation officer (IO) and detective branch (DB) inspector Robiul Alam pleaded to keep them behind bars.

Police on November 1, recovered throat-slit bodies of Afroza Begum, 65, and her house help Diti, 18, from flat E-5 of house-21 on road-28 in capital’s Dhanmandi area. Afroza’s daughter advocate Dilruba Sultana Ruba filed the case against five with Dhanmandi Police Station on November 3.

The five accused are- housemaid Survi Akter Nahida, Nuruzzaman, Gausul Azam Prince, Md Atikul Haque Bacchu and Belayet Hossain.

The case was handed over to DB on November 4 for probing and a team of DB south zone arrested prime suspect Survi from BNP Bosti area in capital’s Agargaon at around 6.30 pm on the same day.

On November 7, Survi gave confessional statement before court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sorafuzzaman Ansari.