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Tipu-Preeti murder: Witness testimony on June 20

Published : Tuesday, 21 May, 2024 at 3:43 PM  Count : 1986

Tipu-Preeti murder: Witness testimony on June 20

Tipu-Preeti murder: Witness testimony on June 20

A court in Dhaka on Tuesday set June 20 for the testimony in a murder case of AL leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afrin Preeti.

Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 Judge Ali Hossain fixed the date afresh as none of the witnesses testified before the court today.
Tipu, former general secretary of Motijheel thana Awami League, was on his microbus destined for his Khilgaon home on the night of March 24, 2022. He was shot dead by a masked assailant near Bata showroom adjacent to Islami Bank in the capital's Shahjahanpur area at about 10:15pm after his vehicle got stuck in traffic jam.

Rickshaw passenger 19-year-old Samia Afran Preeti was also got shot by stray bullets and died on the spot. Tipu's driver Munna got shot on his hand in the incident.

Being the plaintiff, Tipu's wife DSCC reserved councilor Farhana Islam Dolly filed a murder case with Shahjahanpur Police Station where she made unidentified people accused.

Members of Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested main shooter Masum Mohammad alias Akash from Bogura. During primary interrogation, Masum admitted that he killed Jahidul Islam Tipu.


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