FF Faruk murder: Formal trial begins

TANGAIL : The formal trial in the Awami League leader Faruk Ahmed killing case began on Sunday with the beginning of witness depositions, reports UNB.
Abul Monsur Miah, additional district and session’s judge, adjourned the recording of deposition until March 20 after the testimony of the plaintiff.
Prime accused of the case Amanur Rahman Khan Rana, MP from Tangail-3 constituency, was produced before the court amid tight security.
Besides, a clash took place between the supporters of Rana, and Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League. A chase and counter-chase took place at that time.
Faruk Ahmed, a senior AL leader and freedom fighter, was shot dead in the district town on January 18, 2013.
In February 2016, detectives pressed charges against 14 people, including Rana and his three brothers, in the case.
On September 6, 2017, the court framed charges against all the accused.
On April 13 last, a High Court bench granted bail to MP Rana in the case. However, on April 18, a Chamber Justice of the SC stayed the HC bail.