Actress Shimu murdered over family dispute: Police...

Actress Shimu murdered over family dispute: Police

 Entertainment Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:02 PM, 18 January 2022   Updated: 06:27 PM, 18 January 2022

Dhaka District Superintendent of Police (SP) Maruf Hossain Sardar held a press briefing over the murder of actress Raima Islam Shimu

Dhaka District Superintendent of Police (SP) Maruf Hossain Sardar held a press briefing over the murder of actress Raima Islam Shimu

Police have given the statement behind the reason for the murder of Raima Islam Shimu, an actress in the Dhaka film industry.

“Shimu was murdered due to a family dispute. Arrested Shimu’s husband Sakhawat Ali Nobel has admitted to being involved in the murder during preliminary interrogation,” said Dhaka District Superintendent of Police (SP) Maruf Hossain Sardar.

He said this at a press conference at his office on Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier, Police arrested Shimu’s husband Nobel on Monday night for questioning on suspicion of involvement in Shimu murder. Noble “confessed to the killing” after an overnight interrogation, police sources said.

Police have also arrested Farhad Hossain, a friend of Shimu’s husband, on charges of aiding and abetting the murder.  

A private car used in the murder and dumping of Shimu’s sacked body has been seized.

On January 16 (Sunday), the guardian of Raima Islam Shimu, a resident of Green Road in the capital, filed a general diary (GD) regarding the disappearance of her with Kalabagan police station. Later, a case was filed accusing some unidentified persons in GD sources.

Police with the help of information technology recovered a sacked body from Keraniganj on Monday. The body was later identified by Shimu’s family.

From 1998 to 2004, Shimu acted in about 25 movies. She made her acting debut in Kazi Hayat’s ‘Bartaman’. Later, she acted in the movies of directors such as Delwar Jahan Jhantu, Chashi Nazrul Islam, Sharif Uddin Khan Dipu and several others.  

Shimu had been working in the marketing department of a private TV station for several years. She even used to work in plays. Besides, it is known that she had her own drama production house.

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