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HC verdict in Jubair murder case 23 January

09 Jan 2018, 13:53

NTV Online

Dhaka: The High Court on Tuesday fixed January 23 for delivering its verdict on the death references and appeals in sensational Jahangirnagar University student Jubair Ahmed murder case in 2012.

The HC bench of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam fixed the date after concluding the hearing on the death references and appeals.

Earlier, the HC started the hearing on January 2.

Jubair Ahmed, 23, an undergraduate student of English Department at Jahangirnagar University, died at United Hospital in the capital on January 9, 2012, hours into his abduction and torture on the campus by his political opponents on January 8.

On February 8, 2015, a Dhaka court sentenced five people to death and six others to life imprisonment for the killing.

Later, the accused filed separate appeals with the HC challenging the lower court verdict.

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