Verdict in DU student rape case tomorrow
The verdict in the case filed over the rape of a Dhaka University student in the capital's Kurmitola on January 5 will be delivered tomorrow.
Judge Begum Mosammat Quamrunnahar of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-7 of Dhaka will deliver its verdict in presence of the lone accused Md Majnu around 12:15pm, court sources said.
The tribunal on November 12 had set tomorrow to deliver the judgment after conclusion of arguments from both prosecution and defence.
The tribunal recorded statements of 20 out of 24 prosecution witnesses including the victim and complainant of the case.
On January 5, the DU student was raped while she was walking from Kurmitola bus stop to a friend's house near Shewra Rail gate in Dhaka around 7:30pm after getting off a university bus.
The next day, the girl's father filed the case with Cantonment Police Station, accusing unknown people.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 30-year-old Majnu from Shewra area on January 8 and the tribunal framed charges against him on August 26.