A Barguna court has fixed September 30 as the date to deliver the verdict on the sensational Rifat Sharif murder case.
Judge Md Ashaduzzaman of the Barguna District and Sessions Court set the date after hearing arguments for and against the 10 adult accused on Wednesday.
According to court sources, first the deposition in favour of one accused and the testimonies of 76 witnesses were recorded, followed by arguments presented by all parties concerned.
Later the court passed the order after hearing the arguments presented on behalf of the defendant Ayesha Siddiqa Minni, wife of the victim.
Rifat Sharif was hacked to death in front of Barguna Government College in broad daylight on June 26 last year. His wife Minni was present on the spot when the incident took place.
On September 1 the same year, police submitted two charge sheets to the same court accusing 14 juveniles and 10 adults in the case.
Of the adults accused, only Minni has been on bail granted by the High Court, which will be expiring today.
Minni's lawyer Mahbubul Bari Aslam confirmed that he will be registering a fresh bail plea.