Shimu murder: Husband, his friend on remand
Published : Tuesday, 18 January, 2022 at 9:58 PM Count : 1007
Husband and his friend have been placed on remand by a court in Dhaka in actress Raima Islam Shimu murder case.
Dhaka's senior judicial magistrate Rabeya Begum placed Shimu's husband Shakhawat Alim Nobel and his friend SMY Abdullah Farhad under three-day remand for questioning on Tuesday.
Investigation Officer (IO) of the case and sub-inspector of Keraniganj Model Police Station Chunnu Mia produced the two accused at the court and pleaded to place them on a 10-day remand.
After the hearing, the court placed them on a three-day remand. At that time, there was no lawyer present at the court on behalf of the accused. No bail prayer was also submitted.
Earlier, police said actress Raima Islam Shimu was murdered in sequel to conjugal dispute and family troubles. The killers also tried to conceal the body of the actress.
Shimu's dead body wrapped in two gunny sacks were recovered from Keraniganj on Monday. Police arrested her husband Nobel and Nobel's friend Farhad at night for their alleged involvement in the murder.
During a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, Dhaka District Police Super Maruf Hossain Sarder said, "We visited the spot on Monday night after identifying the body. As we found the remarks of her husband suspicious, we detained him along with his friend. Later, they were arrested after their involvement was found on the basis of evidence and proofs."
"We've already seized the car which was used to carry Shimu's dismembered body to Hazratpur Bridge in Keraniganj. Besides, we've collected other evidence. Model Shimu's husband is now in police custody. Process is going on to file a murder case against them," he said.