Abrar murder case verdict today, 22 accused in court...

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Abrar murder case verdict today, 22 accused in court

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:13 AM, 28 November 2021  

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The verdict in the case over the murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad is scheduled to deliver on Sunday. 

Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamruzzaman of the Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 of Dhaka is set to pronounce its judgment in the case. 

Earlier in the morning, 22 out of 25 accused have been brought to the jail of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court from Dhaka's Keraniganj Central Jail. They will be produced in the courtroom before the verdict is announced.

The three other accused in the case are still absconding from the beginning.

Earlier on November 14, the tribunal set today after completion of arguments of both the state and defendants. During the closing arguments, prosecution told the tribunal they were able to prove the charges against all 25 accused and sought capital punishment for all.

Earlier, the tribunal recorded statements of 46 prosecution witnesses, including the case's complainant. 

Abrar, a second-year student of Buet, died after he was brutally beaten by some other students at Sher-e-Bangla hall of the university in the early hours of October 7, 2019.

Later, his father Barkatullah filed a murder case with Chawkbazar Police Station on October 7. 

Inspector Md Wahiduzaman of Detective Branch of police submitted the charge sheet of the case to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court of Dhaka against 25 Buet students on November 13, 2019. 

On September 15 last year, the tribunal framed charges against the accused. 

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