The High Court will deliver its verdict on January 30 next on appeals filed by the convicts in the journalist Gautam Das killing case.
An HC bench of Justice AKM Abdul Hakim and Justice Fatema Najib fixed the date on Wednesday on completion of hearing from the both sides.
Gautam Das, Faridpur bureau chief of the Dainik Samakal, was strangulated to death by unknown assailants at his office at Niltali in the district town of Faridpur on November 17, 2005.
A case was filed with Kotwali Police Station in this regard.
On June 27, 2013, a speedy trial tribunal in Dhaka sentenced nine people to life imprisonment in the case while another accused died during the trial proceedings.
Later, the convicts filed appeals with the High Court.