A court here today placed five people on five-day remand in a case lodged over recent double-murder that took place in capital's Dhanmandi area.
The five accused are- housemaid Survi Akter Nahida, guard Nuruzzaman, cleaner Gausul Azam Prince, personal staff Md Atikul Haque Bacchu and Belayet Hossain.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan passed the order as police produced the accused before court and investigation officer detective branch (DB) inspector Robiul Alam pleaded to place them on 10-day remand.
Police on November 1, recovered throat-slit bodies of Afroza Begum, 65, and her house help Diti, 18, from flat E-5 of house-21 on road-28 in capital's Dhanmandi area. Afroza's daughter advocate Dilruba Sultana Ruba filed the case with Dhanmandi Police Station on November 3.
The case was handed over to DB on November 4 for probing and a team of DB south zone arrested prime suspect Survi from BNP Bosti area in capital's Agargaon at around 6.30 pm on the same day.