Abrar murder case: Next testimony on January 19...

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Abrar murder case: Next testimony on January 19

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:42 PM, 11 January 2021   Updated: 02:43 PM, 11 January 2021

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A Dhaka court on Monday fixed January 19 for the next testimony in the murder case filed over the death of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad. 

Judge of Dhaka speedy trial tribunal-1 Abu Zafar Md Kamruzzaman set the date.

Today was set for recording the testimony. However, no testimony was held today. So far, out of a total of 60 witnesses in the case, 44 have given their testimonies.  

Chawkbazar Police Station Inspector Kabir Ahmed, the first investigating officer of the case, appeared in the court to testify today. However, he left the court without testifying as his mother suddenly fell ill. The accused were produced before the court. 

Earlier, the plaintiff and Abrar’s father Barkat Ullah have been testified before the court on January 5. 

The body of a second-year student of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of BUET, Abrar Fahad, was recovered from the corridor between the ground floor and second-floor stairs of Sher-e-Bangla Hall of BUET on 7 October 2019. 

On the next day, the autopsy of Abrar has completed at the Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital morgue. Later, the victim's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case with Chawkbazar police station.

On 15 September, Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 Judge Abu Zafar Kamruzzaman framed charges against the 25 accused. Twenty-two of the accused are now in jail while three others have been absconding since the case was filed.