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Abrar murder case: 22 accused appear in court

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  • 28 November, 2021 11:43:37

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News Desk: 22 accused in the case of beating to death of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad have been produced in court. They were brought to the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court from Kashimpur Jail around 9am on Sunday (November 28).

The verdict in the case related to the murder will be given. Judge Abu Jafar of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 at 12 noon. Kamruzzaman's court has set a date for the verdict. Meanwhile, members of the law enforcement forces have set up a strict security cordon around the court premises and surrounding areas around the verdict.

On the night of October 6, 2019, miscreants beat Abrar Fahad to death at BUET's Sher-e-Bangla Hall. Abrar Fahad's father Barkat Ullah filed a murder case with Chawkbazar Police Station the next day on October 8 accusing 19 people of the incident. After completing the investigation in just 36 days, on November 13 of the same year, the investigation officer of the case, Detective Police (DB) Inspector Md. Wahiduzzaman. This time the trial of the case is coming to an end with the announcement of the verdict.

During the investigation, law enforcement was able to arrest 21 of the 25 accused in the case.

They are: BUET Chhatra League General Secretary Mehedi Hasan Russell, Vice President Muhtasim Fouad, Organizing Secretary Mehedi Hasan Robin, Information and Research Secretary Anik Sarkar, Sports Secretary Meftahul Islam Zion, Deputy Social Services Secretary Ifti Mosharraf Sakal, Deputy Law Secretary Amit Saha, Branch BCL members Muntasir Al Jemi, Mujahidur Rahman Mujahid, Khandaker Tabakhkharul Islam Tanvir and Istiaq Ahmed Munna, Abrar's roommate Mizanur Rahman Mizan, Shamsul Arefin Rafat, Moniruzzaman Monir, Akash Hossain, Mohammad Hossain. Huraira, ASM Nazmus Sadat and SM Mahmud Setu.

On the eve of the beginning of the four days, a fugitive named Morshed Amatya Islam surrendered to the court and applied for bail. The court rejected his bail application and sent him to jail. So now there are three more fugitives. They are Morsheduzzaman Jisan, Ehteshamul Rabbi Tanim and Mostaba Rafid. Mostaba Raifid's name was not in the statement.

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