The government has decided to transfer the sensational Abrar Fahad murder case to Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 of Dhaka from the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday for its quick disposal.
Law Minister Anisul Huq approved a file in this regard this afternoon.On October 7, Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronics engineering department of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, was beaten to death by a group of BCL men at the university’s Sher-e-Bangla Hall.
The murder triggered a firestorm of protests on campuses across the country. Many took to social media to demand justice for Abrar.
On October 7, Abrar’s father Barkatullah filed a murder case against 19 Buet students with Chawkbazar Police Station. All are among the charge-sheeted accused.
Eight of the accused made confessional statements before magistrates narrating the horrifying torture. Sixty people are prosecution witnesses in the case.