A tribunal here on Thursday fixed March 9 to deliver its verdict in the case over killing of Samia Afrin Saima after rape in the city’s Wari area last year.
Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal- 1 Judge Kazi Abdul Hannan fixed the date after arguments of the both sides concluded.
Earlier on January 2, charges were framed against the lone accused in the case.
On November 5, 2019, Mohammad Arjun, investigation officer of the case and inspector of Detective Branch, submitted the charge sheet against the accused.
Lone accused in the case Harun-or-Rashid, 25, confessed to his crime before a court after his arrest from Dabordanga area in Cumilla district on July 8 , 2019.
Saima, younger daughter of Abdus Salam, was found dead in a flat on the 8th floor of a building in Wari on July 5.
According to the family, Saima came out of their flat located on the 6th floor of the building for going to their neighbour’s flat to play with her friends.
Later, she was found dead at the kitchen of a flat on the 8th floor which basically remained locked all the time. The autopsy report said that the girl was raped before her murder.