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Verdict on Gopalganj’s Zakia murder case rescheduled to Feb 10

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  • 27th January, 2022 11:13:46 AM
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Verdict on Gopalganj’s Zakia murder case rescheduled to Feb 10

The much-awaited verdict on  Zakia Begum murder case in Gopalganj has been deferred to February 10

A special tribunal in Dhaka was scheduled to deliver the verdict in the sensational Zakia Begum murder case on Thursday. .

Judge of the Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-2 Md Zakir Hossain earlier set the date for delivering the verdict after hearing closing augments from both sides on January 13.

A total of 20 witnesses were testified in the case.

According to the case statement, Zakia Begum was brutally hacked to death on February 4 in 2016. Her father Jalaluddin Mallick filed a case with the Gopalganj Sadar Police Staion on the following day accusing Zakia's husband Morshedayan Nishan.

In the case statement it was alleged that Nishan along with Ahsan Sujan, Anisur Rahman and Hasan Sheikh hacked Zakia to death with a sharp weapon.

The main accused in the case Nishan is absconding since the incident.

The lawyers said Naishan and Zakia got married in 2005. Five years after their marriage Nishan demanded dowry from his wife and this started a quarrel among the couple. In continuation of that quarrel, Zakia Begum was hacked to death on the night of February 4, 2016.