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Biswajit murder: HC verdict on appeals Aug 6

Published on: 3:01 pm - Monday | July 17, 2017

currentnews.com.bd:

The High Court on Monday fixed August 6 to deliver its verdict in the death reference against six people and appeals filed by 13 others who received life-terms for killing Biswajit Das On December 9, 2012.

The bench of Justice Md Ruhul Kuddus and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty set the date after hearing the death reference and appeal.

Earlier, On February 19, the authorities concerned of the High Court division prepared the paper book of the murder case containing all the details of the case, trial proceedings, statements, evidence, verdicts, and other documents.

On December 9, 2012, tailoring shop employee Biswajit Das was chopped to death by some Bangladesh Chhatra League activists near Bahadur Shah Park in the old city during the opposition’s countrywide road-blockade programme.

Metropolitan magistrate Zahurul Haque framed the charges against the 21 activists of Jagannath University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League, associate body of the ruling party Awami League, on June 2, 2013.

On March 5, Tajul Islam, Detective Branch of police inspector and investigation officer of the case, submitted the charge sheet against the 21 accused.

On December 18, 2013, a Dhaka court sentenced eight BCL activists to death and 13 others to life imprisonment in the murder case.

 

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