A special tribunal on Wednesday set October 4 for pronouncing judgment in a case lodged over the murder of former principal of Eden Mohila College Mahfuza Chowdhury Pervin.
Judge Abu Jafar Md Kamruzzaman of Dhaka 1st Speedy Trial Tribunal set the date as both the prosecution and defence concluded their closing arguments today.Police on February 10, 2019, recovered the body of Pervin from her Sukanya Tower flat at Elephant Road in the capital. Her husband Ismat Kader Gama filed a murder case with New Market Police Station against three, two housemaids Ruma alias Reshma and Rikta Akter alias Swapna and Runu Begum, who brought the first two to that home.
Police later managed to arrest all the three accused, of which Reshma and Swapna confessed killing Pervin.
Investigation officer and sub-inspector of New Market Police Station on July 21 filed charge-sheet against Reshma and Swapna, dropping name of Runu Begum, as police did not find her involvement in the crime.
The court on February 9, 2020, framed charges against the two accused.