A Dhaka court yesterday gave Criminal Investigation Department time till March 28 to complete further probe and submit its report in connection with the Maj Gen Abul Manzur murder case.
Judge Prodip Kumar Roy of First Additional Sessions Judge's court of Dhaka passed the order following a petition filed by CID Special Superintendent Abdul Kahar Akond. With the latest petition, CID has sought time extension in the case for the 20th time.
Maj Gen Abul Manzur, commander of sector-8 during the Liberation War, was killed in Chattogram Cantonment on June 1, 1981, two days after the assassination of the then president Ziaur Rahman.
A case was filed by Abul Manzur's elder brother Abul Mansur Ahmed on February 28, 1995.
According to the charge-sheet, Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, the then chief of army staff, has been named as the prime accused.