Risha murder: Lone accused indicted
A Dhaka court today framed charge against Obaidul Khan, the lone accused in a case filed for killing Suraiya Akter Risha, a class VIII student of Willes Little Flower School in the capital.
The court fixed May 8 to start the trial of the case.
Judge Abul Kashem of the Eighth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka framed the charge after scrutinizing the case docket and other relevant documents.
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Obaidul, now in jail, pleaded not guilty and demanded justice after the charge was read out to him.
Risha died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on August 28, four days after she was stabbed allegedly by the stalker, Obaidul, in front of the institution at Kakrail in the capital.
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He was arrested in Domar upazila of Nilphamari district with the help of locals a week after Risha was stabbed.
Hailing from Miradangi village in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur, Obaidul used to work at a tailoring shop in the city.