BUET student Abrar murder case: Trial of 25 accused begins
Published : Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 at 12:29 PM Count : 271
A Dhaka court on Tuesday framed charges against 25 accused in BUET student Abrar Fahad murder case.
With the charge framing, the trial of the 25 murder accused begins.
Dhaka Speedy Trial Traibunal-1 Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamruzzaman framed the charges.
At that time, 22 accused, who were produced in the dock, pleaded not guilty and demnaded justice. The rest three accused are absconding.
The court also fixed September 20 for hearing of the case and recording the deposition. Recording of the deposition will continue every working day till October 1
Abrar Fahad, 21, a second year student of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), was found dead at his dormitory Sher-e-Bangla Hall in the early hours of October 7 last year.
The victim's father Barkat Ullah filed the murder case with Chawk Bazar Police Station on October 7, 2019, accusing 19 people.
Police, however, arrested 22 people in this connection. Of them, eight gave confessional statement in court.
On March 12 this year, Fahad murder case was shifted to Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 after his parents met the Law Minister and urged to shift the case to a Speedy Trial Tribunal.