A Rangpur court today rejected bail petitions of two accused in Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi murder case.
Rangpur Senior Judicial Magistrate Shafiul Alam passed the order when they were produced before the court, our Rangpur correspondent reports quoting police.
Earlier in the day, the accused -- Rashed-un-Nabi Khan Biplob, a member of BNP’s Rangpur city unit, and Humayun Kabir Hira, a friend of Hoshi, – filed the petition.
Kunio Hoshi, 66, was shot dead at Alutary village of Kaunia upazila on October 3 five days after an Italian national, Cesare Tavella, was killed in Dhaka.
In both cases, the assailants came in motorbike and left hurriedly after spraying bullets on the victims, according to police.