25 charged with Abrar murder case

Published : 15 Sep 2020, 15:01

Sahos Desk

In the sensational case of the Bangladesh University of engineering and technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad murder, a court in Dhaka has brought charges against 25 people.

Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamruzzaman of the Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 on Tuesday brought the charges in the presence of 22, while the other 3 were abstaining.

The court also agreed to schedule the deposition of the testimony in the case on September 20.

On 13 November 2019, in the case filed by the Detective Branch (DB), the Dhaka Metropolitan Judge Court brought a cognizance charge of the 25 accused.

The case was later transferred to the speedy trial tribunal, allowing a plea 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.

Of the 25 charged, 11 participated directly in the heinous murder, and the remaining took part in the crime in one way or another according to police. Eight of those arrested gave before the court confessional statements.

Students from BUET and the varsity authorities found Abrar's 22-year-old body apparently lifeless on the Sher-e - Bangla Hall staircase and drove to the Medical College Hospital (DMCH), at around 6:30 a.m. on 7 October 2019, where physicians announced that the Arar was dead.

The father of Abrar brought Chawkbaz's case against 19 police station.

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