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Sagar-Runi murder: Journalists staged token hunger strike; Slam High Court rule

By Nazmus Saquib Journalists came down hard on the court while addressing a token hunger strike in the capital’s National Press Club premises to mount pressure on authorities to identify, arrest and try the killers of journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder today. T he strike, which began at 10am and continued until 4pm as per a […]

Journalists across Bangladesh observed Monday afternoon a one-hour pen-down strike in their respective newspapers, news agencies, televisions, radios and online media to demand the arrest of the killers of a journalist couple who were murdered two weeks ago. The token pend-down strike started at 12:00 noon and ended after at 1:00 p.m. local time. Journalist […]

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By Nazmus Saquib Police said they are ‘almost sure’ of the motive behind the killings of the journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi. “We are almost certain about the motive but cannot disclose it for the sake of the investigation,” Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s ADC Mohammad Monirul Islam told the journalists at his office today. […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the presence of a large number of journalists at the house of Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi destroyed evidence of the killing. She urged the mediamen to refrain from crowding the crime scenes in the future for the sake of the investigation. The PM was speaking at a views […]

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By Nazmus Saquib Although five days have elapsed since the brutal murder of the journalist couple Meherun Runi and Sagar Sarwar, Police is yet to find any clue to crack the case, giving rise to palpable shock and anger among colleagues and kin of the journalists. Wishing anonymity, a crime reporter of a national daily […]

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Dhaka, Feb 11 (bdnews24.com)— Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday ordered the home ministry and police to launch a full investigation into the deaths of a well-known journalist couple and catch the guilty. Hasina also offered her condolences to the family of the deceased, Mahbubul Hoque Shakil, the prime minister’s special assistant (media), told bdnews24.com […]

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