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Three accused in Anwarul Azim murder case remanded

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Three accused in Anwarul Azim murder case remanded

A Dhaka court on Friday placed three accused in a case lodged over the murder of Anwarul Azim Anar, Awami League lawmaker from Jenaidah-4, in Kolkata, India, on eight days of remand each, reports BSS.

The three accused are- Tanvir, Shimul Bhuiyan and Silisti Rahman.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dilruba Afroz Tithi passed the order as police produced the trio before the court and pleaded to place them on 10-day remand.

Earlier on Thursday, a separate Dhaka court set July 4 for submitting probe report in the case. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mahbubul Haque passed the order, accepting first information report (FIR) in the case.

Victim's daughter Mumtarin Ferdous Dorin filed the case on Wednesday with capital's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station.

Anwarul, a three-time MP and also president of Kaliganj upazila unit Awami League, went to India on May 12 on a personal visit to receive treatment. He went missing on May 13 after going out of his place of residence in Kolkata's Borah Nagar area.

According to the Kolkata police sources, Anwarul was taken to a flat in New Town in Kolkata, where he is believed to be strangled to death and his body was cut into pieces and dumped at different areas by the killers. Traces of his body or body parts are yet to be found.

Bd-pratidin English/Tanvir Raihan

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