Staff Correspondent: A tribunal in Dhaka is going to deliver its verdict on the murder of college lecturer Krishna Kaberi today.
Shahed Nur Uddin, judge of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1, will pronounce the verdict in the case.
Earlier the tribunal set the date after wrapping up the hearing arguments of both sides on December 23.
Krishna Kaberi, 35, was murdered on March 30, 2015, allegedly by Zahirul Islam Palash, a business associate of Kaberi’s husband and BRTA Deputy Director Sitangshu Shekhar Biswas who was also injured in the assault at their home at Mohammadpur in the capital.
Following the incident, her brother-in-law Shudhangshu Shekhar Biswas filed a murder case with Palash as the sole suspect.
The trial in the case began on April 20 last year after charges were framed against Zahirul Islam Palash, manager of Haji Ahmed Securities, a brokerage house in Gulshan.
The court received depositions of 22 witnesses in the case during the trial proceedings.
Case investigator Inspector Delowar Hossain submitted the charges to the court on May 30, 2016 after a year of investigation.
Meanwhile, the accused person has remained absconding after receiving bail from the High Court.
risingbd/Dhaka/Jan 3, 2019/Mamun Khan/AI/Nasim