A Dhaka court is scheduled to deliver its judgment on Tuesday in the New Eskaton double murder case filed against Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of ruling Awami League lawmaker Pinu Khan.
Judge Md Al Mamun of the First Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka will deliver judgment, court sources said.
On April 13 in 2015, Bakhtiar Alam Rony, said to be a drug addict, opened fire on people indiscriminately near Janakantha Bhaban in New Eskaton area from his car, leaving two people -- rickshaw-puller Abdul Hakim and Janakantha’s auto-rickshaw driver Yakub --injured with bullets.
Hakim succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on April 15 while Yeakub died at the hospital on April 23.
On April 15, a case was filed with Ramna Police Station against unidentified people in this connection.
On June 1, law enforces arrested Rony from his Dhanmondi residence in connection with the firing.
Detective Branch Sub-Inspector Dipak Kumar Das charged Rony in court on July 21, 2015 after investigating the case.
Judge Shamsunnahar of Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court No. 2 framed charges against Rony on Mar 6 in 2007.
Judge Md Al Mamun of Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court No. 1 set the verdict date after hearing arguments on Apr 10 this year.