Buet student Abrar Fahad was brutally beaten to death by fellow hall mates on October 7, 2019
A Dhaka court has set September 15 to issue its order on indictment in the murder case of Buet student Abrar Fahad.
Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamaruzzaman set the date on Wednesday as both prosecution and defence concluded their part of hearing on charge framing.
Earlier on November 13, 2019, the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court took into cognizance the charge sheet in the case filed by the Detective Branch (DB) of police against 25 accused.
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The case was later transferred to the speedy trial tribunal, accepting the petition of Abrar’s father.
The 25 accused are – Mehedi Hasan Russel, Anik Sarker, Ifti Mosharraf Sakal, Md Mehedi Hasan Robin, Md Meftahul Islam Jeon, Muntassir Alam Jemmy, Khandaker Tabakkharul Islam Tanvir, Md Muzahidur Rahman, Muhtasim Fuad, Md Moniruzzaman Monir, Md Akash Hossain, Hossain Mohammad Toha, Md Mazedul Islam, Shamim Billah, Moaj Abu Hurayra and ASM Nazmus Sadat, Istiak Ahammed Munna, Amit Saha, Md Mizanur Rahman alias Mizan, Shamsul Arefin Rafat, SM Mahmud Setu, Morsheduzzaman Jisan, Ehteshamul Rabbi Tanim, Morshed Amatya Islam and Mostaba Rafid.
According to the police, of the 25 accused, 11 directly took part in the gruesome murder of Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology (Buet), and the other played an indirect role in the crime one way or another. Of those arrested, eight have given confessional statements before court.
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Buet students and the varsity authorities found the seemingly lifeless body of Abrar, 22, on the first-floor stairs of Buet’s Sher-e-Bangla Hall and rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where doctors declared him dead at around 6.30am on October 7, 2019.
Abrar’s father filed the case with Chawkbazar police station against 19 individuals.