Verdict in Kakrail mother-son murder case on Jan 17
Published: 03:25 PM, 10 January 2021
Shamsun Nahar and her son Sajjadul Karim Shaon
A court fixed January 17 to deliver its judgment in a case filed over the murders of a woman and her son in Kakrail area in the capital.
Judge Md Rabiul Alam of the Third Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka on Sunday set the date after hearing.
Three accused of the case were produced before the court during today's hearing. At that time, the prosecution told the court that they were able to prove the charges brought against the accused. However, the defence appealed to the court to acquit their clients from the charges, saying that the prosecution failed to prove charges in the case.
The three accused are -Samsun Nahar's husband Abdul Karim, his third wife Sharmin Akter Mukta and Mukta's brother Al-Amin Johny.
Shamsun Nahar, 46, and her Sajjadul Karim Shaon, 17, an A-level student, were murdered at their home in the capital's Kakrail area on November 1 of 2017. Following the day, Shamsun Nahar's brother Ashraf Ali filed the murder case with Ramna Police Station against Abdul Karim, Mukta, Johny and several other unidentified people.
Later, police arrested Abdul Karim and Mukta from Dhaka on November 3, while Rab detained Mukta's brother Johny from Moksedpur Upazila of Gopalganj on November 4 in connection with the double murder. Johny gave his confessional statement in the case to a Dhaka magistrate on November 8 that year.
Inspector of Ramna Police Station Md Ali Hossain pressed charges against Abdul Karim, Mukta and Johny on July 16, 2018. The court framed charges against the trio on January 31 in 2019.