The High Court on Sunday summoned the investigation officer (IO) of journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder case to appear before it within 6 November to explain why investigation into the case has not been completed ever after seven years of the murder.
The HC bench, comprising of justice M Enayetur Rahim and Md Mostafizur Rahman, passed the order following a petition filed by Tanvir, an accused in the case, said deputy attorney general Sarwar Hossain Bappi, reports UNB.
The court also issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why the proceedings of the case should not be quashed.
Lawyer Fawzia Karim Firoz stood for the accused.
Maasranga Television news editor Sagar Sarowar and his wife ATN Bangla senior reporter Meherun Runi were found dead at their rented apartment in the city’s West Rajabazar area on 11 February 2012.