A Dhaka court on Sunday framed charges against Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of Awami League MP Pinu Khan, in a case filed for shooting two people to death with his firearm in the city's New Eskaton area.
Second Additional Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court Judge Shamsun Nahar framed the charges.
The court also fixed April 11 for witness deposition.
On April 13, Rony, said to be a drug addict, allegedly opened fire on people indiscriminately near Janakantha Bhaban in New Eskaton area from his car, leaving two people -- rickshaw-puller Abdul Hakim and Janakantha’s auto-rickshaw driver Yakub --injured with bullets.
Hakim succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on April 15 while Yeakub died at the hospital on April 23.