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Manzoor murder case

Submission of Supplementary report Sept 17

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Court Correspondent :
The First Additional District and Session's Judge's Court of Dhaka yesterday fixed September 17 for submission of the supplementary investigation report in Major General Abul Manzoor murder case.
Judge SM Saiful Islam of the court passed the order upon an appeal of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police.
Public Prosecutor Asaduzzaman told newsmen that CID officer Abdul Kahar Akand was supposed to submit the supplementary report on Sunday, but could not do. The trial of the case has been going on at a special court room, set up besides the central jail of Dhaka.
February 10 of 2014 was fixed for pronouncing the verdict in the sensational case. But before that, the then judge of the court, Hosne Ara Akhter, was transferred from this court. Later, following a plea of the prosecution, the concerned court passed order for further investigation into the case on February 27, 2017.
Major General Manzoor was the Commander of Sector No-8 during the Liberation War. He was killed at Chittagong Cantonment on June 1, 1981, two days after the assassination of President Ziaur Rahman.
On February 28, 1995, after 14 years of the murder, Freedom Fighter Manzoor's brother Barrister Abul Mansur Ahmed lodged the murder case with Panchlaish Police Station of Chittagong Port city.      

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