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Abrar murder case: Court set to deliver judgment today

The verdict in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case is scheduled to be delivered on Sunday.

Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamaruzzaman of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 will deliver the verdict.

On November 14, the tribunal fixed the date (Nov 28) for delivering the judgment after completion of arguments of both the state and defendants.

In 2019, Abrar, 21, a second-year student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet), was beaten to death by Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders at Sher-e-Bangla Hall of the university.

He was found dead on the staircase of the hall in the early hours of October 7 after he was taken to room No-2011 around 8pm on October 6 and beaten mercilessly.

On October 7, Abrar’s father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case with the Chawkbazar police station accusing 19 people.

On November 13, 2019, Detective Branch (DB) Inspector and investigation officer of the case Wahiduzzaman submitted the charge sheet against the 25 accused.

On September 15, 2020, the court framed charges against the accused.

The court recorded statements of 47 witnesses among the 60 in the case.

On March 14, this year, 22 accused, arrested in the case, claimed their innocence while testifying in self-defense.

Three of the accused – Jishan, Rafid and Tanim – remained absconding.

Source: United News of Bangladesh